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with my eyes closed: bluescreen (dur: 4:16) Originally part of Not Absolute (2009), posted in Photodust (2018).
42nds. Water Screen LaserVision projection as part of HybridWorld Adelaide 2018. (Adelaide Riverbank, 20-22 July 2018).
cat claws (dur: 4:19) Video poem published in Bareknuckle Poet Journal of Letters (May, 2018).
osteoporosis (dur: 3:25) Video poem shortlisted and screened at First Newlyn International Film Festival (UK, 6-8 April, 2018).
BLUE MOON (dur: 4:55) Video poem selected for Moving Poems weekly digest (March, 2018).
dog daze (dur: 4:03) Video poem, official selection and winner Best Video Poem, 2018 Film and Video Poetry Symposium (Los Angeles, 26-29 April, 2018). Also shown at Brave New World: performance-poetry-film, Plymouth, UK (31st May, 2018).
heist (dur: 8:00), dog daze (dur: 4:03) and hexapod (dur: 4:23) selected for screening at the 6th International Video Poetry Festival, Athens, January, 2018. heist selected for Moving Poems Weekly Digest (January, 2018).
12 Sights of the Sea (vocal version) (dur: 3:51) Video poem, selected for Moving Poems weekly digest (October 2017).
SPSS (dur: 3:35) Video poem, shortlisted and screened at the Rabbit Heart Poetry Film Festival 2017 (Worcester, MA, USA, 2017).
hexapod (dur: 4:23) Video poem, shortlisted and screened at 5th Ó Bhéal Poetry-Film Competition (Cork, Ireland, 2017).
accidentals (recalculated) (dur: 4.05) Video poem selected for screening at 17 Days (Day 9, Vol. 10) at The Bret Llewellyn Art Gallery, Alfred State College, NY (USA; August 28 – September 19, 2017) and Atrium Gallery, Western Michigan University (USA; November 6, 2017 – April 29, 2018).
20/20 Scope (dur: 31:19) and Page Turning (dur: 63:34). Video installations with Catherine Truman and Deb Jones. Catherine Truman: No Surface Holds, Jam Factory, Adelaide (July – September, 2017, then touring nationally through 2018).
The Inexplicable Hardness of Things (dur: 2:25). Video poem with text in Verity La (June, 2017). Selected for Moving Poems weekly digest (July, 2017).
canine (dur: 2:29). Video poem, official selection for the 2017 Juteback Poetry Film Festival (Colarado, USA, 2017). Selected for Moving Poems weekly digest (June 2017)
42nds. Public art projection video loop for WORD! (dur: 0:45). Commissioned by Adelaide City Council and Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT); projected nightly in Rundle Street, Adelaide, May – July 2017; re-screened April, 2018.
acccidentals (recalculated). Video poem (dur: 4:05) selected for Moving Poems weekly digest (February, 2017).
bayside reporter (dur 4:08) video poem selected for Moving Poems weekly digest (January 2017).
Situs Inversus Viscerum Totalis (with sound track; dur: 6:11) and catclaws (dur: 4:19). Video poems selected for 5th International Video Poetry Festival, Athens, 2016.
Sensurious. Video poem featuring drawings by Judy Morris (dur: 4:39). Short listed for Red Room Company New Shoots Poetry Prize (2016).
acccidentals (recalculated). Video poem (dur: 4:05) short-listed for 2016 Carbon Culture Poetry Film Contest (USA). Selected for Moving Poems weekly digest (February, 2017).
Situs Inversus. Commissioned video projection onto glass window (dur: 3:18). Part of Body of Evidence installation, curated by Carollyn Kavanagh, Adelaide Convention Centre, June 2016.
Situs Inversus Viscerum Totalis. Commissioned video for large scale LED display (dur: 6:11). Part of Body of Evidence installation, curated by Carollyn Kavanagh, Adelaide Convention Centre, June 2016.
open home. Video poem (dur: 3:04) in Uneven Floor (2016). Performed and shown at Adelaide Fringe Festival, Tuxedo Cat, Adelaide, March, 2014, and Queensland Poetry Festival 2014, Judith Wright Centre, Brisbane, August, 2014.
Game Over: Grand Final Edition. Animated GIF and video poem (dur: 3:15) published in otoliths 40.
Looking and Seeing. Documentary (dur: 16 min) as part of Floribunda, a collaborative exhibition featuring drawings by Judy Morris and text by Ian Gibbins. Hahndorf Academy, Hahndorf, South Australia, 13 June – 26 July, 2015.
SPSS. Video poem (dur: 3:35) published in Cordite 50, No Theme IV.
cataplexy. Text with video poem (dur: 3:39) published in e•ratio 21. Performed and shown at Adelaide Fringe Festival, Tuxedo Cat, Adelaide, March, 2014, and Queensland Poetry Festival 2014, Judith Wright Centre, Brisbane, August, 2014.
Paroxysm Showcase. Five video poems (total dur: 15:00) performed at Adelaide Fringe Festival. Tuxedo Cat, Adelaide, March, 2014.
Conditions of Use (dur: 1:31), True Crime (dur: 4:32) and Lifelines 1.1 (dur: 3:30) shown as part of How to Write, Poet-in-Residence project at Adelaide City Library, Adelaide, March, 2014.
The Interference Effect, Parts 1 and 2. Nine video poems performed in two sequences (dur: 15:00 each) at Queensland Poetry Festival 2014. Judith Wright Centre, Brisbane, August, 2014.
Page Turning (dur: 63:00) and JEOL JSM-35C (dur: 26:00). Video loop installations as parts of The Microscope Project, an art-science collaboration with Catherine Truman, Deb Jones, Angela Valamanesh and Nicholas Folland, curated by Fiona Salmon and Madeline Reece. Flinders University City Gallery, Adelaide, 26th July – 21st September, 2014.
editor’s selection. Video poem (dur: 1:29) published in Overland: photonic.
Bayside Reporter. Video poem (dur: 4:08) published in Australian Poetry Members Anthology 3.
Rearrangements. Video poem version (dur: 10:00) of stage projection (dur: 50:48) that formed part of Arrangements, poetry and music performed with Tracey Korsten, Kerryn Tredrea and Cindy Macdonald, Adelaide Cabaret Fringe Festival. The Wordbox, Adelaide, May and June, 2013. The text of Rearrangement 1 won the 2014 Satura Prize.
Anatomy and Imagination. Two video poems, Abbess Chiara, Montefalco, 1308 (dur: 3:00) and The Boy With Two Bodies (dur: 7:34), performed in Anatomy and Imagination, a public lecture at The Royal Institution, Australia, Adelaide, May, 2010.
With My Eyes Closed. Three video loop installations (dur: 25:00 each) as parts of Not Absolute, an art-science collaboration with Catherine Truman, Judy Morris, Gabriella Besetto, Vicki Clifton and Rachel Burgess, curated by Janice Lally. Flinders University City Gallery, Adelaide, 24th July – 27th September, 2009.
bluescreen (dur: 4:16), girl talk (dur: 1:35), and greater than (dur: 2:01) from With My Eyes Closed, selected and screened in the Moving Image Program, South Australian Living Artists Festival (SALA), Adelaide, September, 2009.