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

Some Thoughts on Tom Konyves’ “Videopoetry – A Manifesto”

Martina Pfeiler: Tom Konyves puts videopoems into the tradition of poetry, rather than film per se and therefore allows a media-specific transgression of the genre from the page to the stage to the screen. From a scholarly approach, this expansion provides a back-bone for analysis that one can rely on. Continue Reading

Address to the Amsterdam ReVersed Poetry Film Festival Symposium, April 4, 2014

A full transcript of Tom Konyves’ Address to the Amsterdam Reversed Poetry Film Festival Symposium on April 4, 2014. Konyves gives a very personal introduction to the concept of videopoetry, using examples of his own work as a videopoet to illustrate some of the points he’s long been making as a critic and theorist. Continue Reading