Visual Poem Tag Archive

Art & Fashion

Sergii Shevtsov Takes a Metaphorical Ride of Whimsy With ‘the list of stupid questions i ask myself when i’m

Sergii Shevtsov breaks down the considered staging of the surreal compositions for his self-reflective visual poem about life, career and relationships.

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Art & Fashion, Documentary, Premiere

Dawn Richard Champions the Power of Self-Expression in Moving New Orleans-Set Dance Short ‘Pigments’

Dawn Richard breaks down why she wanted to alter the cliched image of New Orleans through her compelling and empowering dance short.

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Art & Fashion

Chiara Schreder’s ‘Hysterical Sisters’ Personifies the Painful Reality of Adenomyosis & Endometriosis Sufferers

Chiara Schreder discusses using the artistic combination of dance, poetry and music to raise awareness and break taboos about adenomyosis and endometriosis

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Live Action, Premiere

Nathan Engelhardt’s ‘Your Curly Hair’ Beautifully Explores the Moments That Make a Relationship

Nathan Engelhardt talks us through using montage, whimsical voiceover and nostalgic 35mm film to create a fresh, unsentimental romance.

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Art & Fashion

Varsha Panikar & Saad Nawab Create a Portrait of Tender Intimacy in Visual Poem ‘Bodies of Desire’

Varsha Panikar and Saad Nawab discuss the intimacy workshops they conducted to get their non-actor performers ready for their intimate short.

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Art & Fashion

Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah Challenges the Aestheticising of Black Lives in Ardent Visual Poem ‘Gold Token’

Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah explains how she channelled her frustration with the surface level activism of the BLM movement into her visual poem 'Gold Token'.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Caroline Mackintosh Creates an Ode to the Infinite Possibilities of Life with ‘The Doors’

Caroline Mackintosh discusses combining fast montage with voiceover to explore the different outcomes life can take in her playful visual poem 'The Doors'.

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Art & Fashion

Jordan Blady’s Czech-Set Visual Poem ‘Somebody’ Creates a Stirring, Enigmatic Portrait of Modern Identity

Jordan Blady explains how he deployed old-fashioned lifts, mirrors and shadows to skirt the line between hope and menace in visual poem 'Somebody'.

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Art & Fashion

A Man Faces Existential Purgatory in Lisette Donkersloot’s Experimental Sci-Fi Short ‘Lead Balloons’

Lisette Donkersloot talks to us about creating a cinematic atmosphere of pure hopelessness for her experimental narrative short 'Lead Balloons'.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Liam Young Examines the Lasting Effect of a Childhood Spent in Pub Culture in Visual Poem ‘Pub Kid’

Liam Young deconstructs his visual poem 'Pub Kid', an examination of pub culture as seen through the eyes of a young boy raised amongst the locals.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah Composes a Powerful Celebration of Black Women in ‘To the Girl that Looks Like Me’

Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah discusses challenging the practice of cultural appropriation in her poetic NYU thesis film 'To the Girl that Looks Like Me'.

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Art & Fashion

Paul Nevison Reflects on Resilient Motherhood Amid the Syrian Crisis in Short Film ‘Prayer of the Mothers’

Paul Nevison channels the power of resilient motherhood for his film 'Prayer of the Mothers', a humbling look at the Syrian crisis through a family's eyes.

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