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Angel Guinda sad news - dedication to him for Versopolis screening on February 4th


Unfortunately, I bring some very sad news – Aragonese poet Ángel Guinda passed away this weekend (Zaragoza 1948 – Madrid 29 January 2022). Charles Olsen, who worked with him, describes him as 'a poet, friend and inspiration, both in his poetry and his way of being'. He says that 'Ángel always…

Interviews on the Poetics of Poetry Film at Brave New Literatures Festival by Versopolis Review


Brave New Literatures festival has begun! In combination with the Review and its readership itself, this is a vital, large-scale event organised by the stimulating, up-to-the-minute and eye-opening Versopolis Review.So pleased that there are two bilingual (Spanish and English) video interviews in it this year related to The Poetics of…

HAPPY HOLIDAYS to the Birds


To Everyone – have a happy and peaceful festive season. Here is my gift to myself for the birds – in these cold days. ******* See you in the New Year!

Fotogenia – Delluc Avant Garde prizewinner Ian Gibbins in Conversation with Laura Bianco


I was so very pleased that as a juror for FOTOGENIA festival, Mexico City this year, I selected The Life we Live is not Life Itself by Australian filmmaker Ian Gibbins and Greek poet Tasos Sagris (and produced by +the Institute for Experimental Arts, 2021) for the DELLUC Avant Garde…

Film and Video Poetry Symposium


The final of the winter festivals (I think!) is from The Film and Video Poetry Society in South Pasadena, USA. Another extraordinary festival with multiple strands, it is different in spanning a longer time frame from 1st–31st December. Looking forward to what is on offer :)  

Updates on Interviews and Quotes on The Poetics of Poetry Film


The Poetics of Poetry Film ​  Intellect Books, UK, June, 2021 ‘A ground-breaking, encyclopedic work and industry Bible, comprising nearly 400 pages, with multiple contributors … it explores the history and different types of poetry film, a must for students, researchers, poets, filmmakers, across the fields of media, filmmaking, literary and cultural studies,…

OBHEAL 26th–28th November, beautiful Cork


So, this is the fourth of the five worldwide WINTER FESTIVAL offerings! ÓBhéal’s new hybrid Winter Warmer poetry and poetry film festival is happening on the 26th–28th November in beautiful Cork. I went a few years ago when my film of Lucy English's poem Mr Sky was shown, and I would…

VideoBardo – 25 Year celebrations : interviews on TPOPF with Sarah Tremlett and Charles Olsen


VIDEOBARDO www.videobardo.com in Buenos Aires is celebrating its 25th anniversary! Live from the 25–28 November at the CENTRO CULTURAL SAN MARTÍN - SALA 1  (Sarmiento y Paraná ) 5–11 pm, it is now online at the Video Bardo YouTube channel. I was honoured to be interviewed by festival director Javier Robledo…

The Poetics of Poetry Film in FOTOGENIA – in conversation with Dr Christian Patch, 25, 11, 8pm GMT


Really LOOKING FORWARD to FOTOGENIA festival this year which runs from the 24th–27th November. There are 11 truly diverse and exceptional screenings. My film with Caleb Parkin’s visceral ecopoem I swallow will be in the first section, alongside I want to Breathe Sweet Air by Pamela Falkenberg and Jack Cochran…