Data poetry installation at SXSW 2019: Naho Matsuda’s Every Thing Every Time

A public-realm artwork by Naho Matsuda that “processes data typically captured and published by ‘smart city’ technologies, consumer devices, private and public institutions, and various media. The piece uses this data to create poetry based on your interaction with the urban environment.” Continue Reading

Film Ab!: A personal report on the Zebra Poetry Film Festival 2018

My overwhelming memory of ZEBRA will be of a well run and friendly festival that showcases a diverse range of poetry films. I was exposed to films that I wouldn’t have seen otherwise, particularly the bigger budget films not available online or those films in languages that I don’t understand. Continue Reading

The Juteback Poetry Film Festival 2018: a review and compilation

still from the film Perpetuum

The power and importance of curation is once again demonstrated by the eclectic and compelling selections included in the 2018 Juteback Poetry Film Festival. R.W. Perkins and Matt Mullins have put together a program that surveys the breadth and depth of film poetry rather than attempting to construct or validate some narrow canon. Continue Reading