Visual Poem Tag Archive

Laura Scrivano Reframes a Noel Coward Classic Into Electrifying Celebration of Female Sexuality ‘Alice’

Art & Fashion

10th August, 2020

Laura Scrivano takes DN through the journey of transforming an irreverent Noel Coward poem into a powerful celebration of female sexuality in 'Alice'.

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Forthright Poem ‘Wake Up’ Reminds Us That Black Lives Matter Is a Movement, Not a Moment

Art & Fashion

7th August, 2020

Featuring blistering spoken word poetry, 'Wake Up' questions the long term resilience of Black Lives Matter allies in the ongoing fight for equality.

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Jesse Lewis-Reece Reflects on the Perils of Obsession in His Short ‘Eyelash’

Asides, Live Action

17th July, 2020

Jesse Lewis-Reece's 'Eyelash' explores the pitfalls of obsession through the intimate portrayal of a couple's budding relationship and it's eventual ruin.

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Fede Canal Santiangeli on How Visual Poem ‘Absolution’ Deconstructs Traditional Masculine Roles

Art & Fashion, Premiere

22nd June, 2020

Setting Rodrigo Molinero's poem to a series of bold images, Fede Canal Santiangeli discusses creating a reverie on outmoded masculinity in 'Absolution'.

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Jenny Jokela Creates a Tribute to Friendship & Self-Confidence in Animated Visual Poem ‘Live a Little’

Animation, Premiere

6th March, 2020

Jenny Jokela discusses creating a female lead who "isn’t necessarily likeable or perfect in any way" in her latest animated short 'Live a Little'

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David Findlay Celebrates the Compulsions of the Restless Mind in Visual Poem ‘You Know Where You Belong’

Art & Fashion

31st October, 2019

David Findlay casts a meditative eye on the idiosyncratic quirks and compulsions of human behaviour in visual poem piece 'You Know Where You Belong'.

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Love

Asides, Live Action

28th August, 2019

Director Ben Lankester returns to DN with a modern and intimate visual adaption of Polish writer Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska's poem 'Love'.

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Negative Space

Animation, Asides

17th July, 2019

A man recalls the bonding experience of learning the intricacies of a well packed suitcase from his father in Tiny Inventions' 'Negative Space'.

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Kristian Mercado Figueroa Explores the Complex Relationship of Womanhood Across Latinx Generations in ‘Mariposa’

Art & Fashion

1st July, 2019

Kristian Mercado Figueroa returns to DN for a chat about visualising Rachel Inez Marshall's poem in his exploration of womanhood across Latinx generations.

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Andy McCallie Documents Chris Robertson’s Profound Monologue on American History in One-Take Short ‘Freedom Song’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

24th June, 2019

Andy McCallie tells DN how he used the restrictions of one-shot filmmaking to manifest the power of Chris Robertson's profound ‘Freedom Song' monologue.

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Anisa Nandaula Rages Against Australia’s Draconian Refugee Policies in Bill+Brown’s Blistering ‘The Year Is 2020’

Art & Fashion

10th June, 2019

Bill+Brown discuss collaborating with writer Anisa Nandaula on gut punch film 'The Year is 2020' which calls out Australia’s draconian refugee policies.

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Will & Carly Confront a Rising Tide of Youth Violence in Poetic Anti-Knife Crime Short ‘No More Knives LDN’

Art & Fashion

6th March, 2019

Directing duo Will & Carly tell DN why they felt compelled to address escalating knife crime by combining slam poetry & 16mm film in 'No More Knives LDN'.

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