“Dictionary Illustrations” by Marie Craven wins 4th Ó Bhéal Poetry-Film Competition

The 2016 Ó Bhéal judges, poet Kathy D’Arcy and filmmaker Rossa Mullin, have chosen a winner: Dictionary Illustrations, an adaptation of a poem by Sarah J. Sloat from the multi-talented Australian artist and musician Marie Craven. Continue Reading

The Art of Poetry Film with Cheryl Gross: “Only the Lonely”

When I first viewed Only The Lonely it reminded me of Marina Abromovic’s work. The message and performance is enticing. However I find most performance art to be lacking in substance and execution. In this case it does not take away from the underlying theme, which I believe to be uneasiness. Continue Reading

“I like how pithy the video poem can be”: an interview with media maker Marie Craven

This is the 17th in a series of interviews with poets and remixers who have provided or worked with material from The Poetry Storehouse — a website which collects “great contemporary poems for creative remix.” This time we talk with Marie Craven. Continue Reading