My video, BLUE MOON, inspired by David Bowie, Arthur C Clarke / Stanley Kubrick and the Pioneer 10 / 11 space probes to the moons of Jupiter and Saturn, will be screened at a community screening event as part of the Westend Film Festival in Brisbane (29th June, 2019).
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My video, unvoiced, is one of the most extreme language manipulations I have done so far. Its source is the text of Articles 18-22 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. However, I have removed all the vowels, rendering the text unvoiced…
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Two of my videos 42nds and SPSS were screened at the Adelaide Festival Centre during April 2019 as part of their Screening Artists program. 42nds was on a giant LED screen overlooking King William Road, one of Adelaide’s main thoroughfares, while SPSS was shown on a large LED screen in the main foyer of the Festival Theatre itself.
Click here for a link to the Adelaide Festival Centre info.
You can watch the videos themselves below.
What will our cities look like when sea levels rise amid the permanent consequences of climate change?
At last, here is the final version of my “floodtide” video. I first showed and performed it at the Paroxysm Press Showcase event at this year’s Adelaide Fringe Festival.
Nearly every scene in the video has been artificially composited and animated from multiple sources, comprising over 600 clips, originally filmed in various locations around the greater Adelaide area, the Fleurieu Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, inner city Melbourne and its Port, Far North Queensland, and more…
Poetry + Video: a touring program, curated by Marie Craven, is an hour-long collection surveying diverse contemporary expressions of poetry in video. A wide range of approaches includes: screen adaptations of page poetry, prose poetry, animations, poetry from found text and media, poetic cinema, text-on-screen, and spoken word. The program is designed to be highly portable, and easily obtainable on request to screening spaces in any location. It is available for small to medium-sized venues in Australia and other places during 2019/2020.
I’m very pleased to have my video Game Over: Grand Final Edition as part of this program.
StylusLit is an Australian, bi-annual online literary journal, publishing poetry, short fiction, novel excerpts, creative non-fiction, interviews and reviews. I had the great pleasure of being interviewed by editor Rosanna Licari about my writing practice and its relation to video poetry and more. I also have a poem based on my experiences living in Los Angeles in the early 80s.
An excerpt of the interview was republished on the Moving Poems website, along with an excerpt of another interview with video-poet Lucy English.
My video poem HEXAPOD has been published in Atticus Review, a daily online journal that publishes fiction, poems, and creative nonfiction, as well as graphic art, mixed media, music essays, and, on occasion, blog posts, interviews, and non-traditional book reviews. It’s also been presented on Moving Poems weekly digest.
The 7th International Video Poetry Festival featuring 100 video artists and poets from 26 countries runs in Athens 14th December 2018. I’m delighted to have three vids selected for screening in the Festival – osteoporosis, BLUE MOON, and accidentals (recalculated) – alongside many others whose work I admire. Click on the links to see them, or watch them below…