Review of Poetry Film screening at the MIX conference

The curation at MIX 2017 brought a rhythm, line by line, film by film, that on a large scale was sustained to the end. The themes created a forward momentum — and that reflects the journey of poetry film itself. Continue Reading

Call for poetry films: MIX 2017 conference

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The MIX 2017 conference sounds truly interdisciplinary, with “a vibrant mix of academic papers, practitioner presentations, seminars, keynotes, discussions and workshops. Alongside scholars and researchers, artists, creative writers and creative technologists interested in literary forms are welcome to submit proposals.” More to the point for our interests, the organizers have issued a special call for poetry films. Continue Reading

In Retrospect: a Manifesto and its Underpinnings

A few months ago, the organizers of the 2015 Poetry/Translation/Film conference contacted me that they intend to publish a book of the proceedings and they were going to include my Manifesto, translated into French. Could I add a text “in which you look back on what you wrote then, say if there is anything you would revise if you were to rewrite your manifesto now, tell the reader of any developments between now and then, and what you foresee for the future?” Continue Reading

Videopoetry and poetry-film events for June

A workshop in Finland, a four-week course in Buenos Aires, a two-day conference in France, plus five screening events. Continue Reading

Recent talks on filmpoetry and videopoetry: Alan Fentiman, Tony Williams, Ross Sutherland, Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel Dugas

A beautifully shot conversation between filmmaker Alan Fentiman and poet Tony Williams, Ross Sutherland’s Thirty Poems / Thirty Videos: End of Residency wrap-up for The Poetry School, and a pair of talks given by Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel Dugas at the Text(e) Image Beat videopoetry exhibition. Continue Reading

News roundup: Text(e) Image Beat exhibition, “Send and Receive” videos, Facebook video embedding and more

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The videopoetry exhibition Text(e) Image Beat, curated by Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel H. Dugas, is now showing at the Galerie Sans Nom in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. Continue Reading