Whether it’s YouTube or an art gallery in the UK, non-traditional venues offer the always-tantalizing possibility that one’s poems will be heard by people outside the sometimes claustrophobic community of professional poets.
Why am I doing this? And how many more will there be?
I’ve added a top-level page here to display a sampling of videopoems made for my own work, including my on-going series in support of Breakdown: Banjo Poems, and seven films by the Belgian musician and videopoet Swoon (Marc Neys).
My film for the poem “Riqueza” (“Riches”) by Gabriela Mistral is in the latest issue of Awkword Paper Cut, a “monthly e-magazine” with a weekly podcast. Here’s how it appears in the email newsletter (click to enlarge): Thanks to the…
“Videopoetry: What Is It, Who Makes It, and Why?” For the panel “Poetry Video in the Shadow of Music Video—Performance, Document, and Film”