Where the Arts Collide: Color:Story Exhibition Opens Saturday

Color:Story 2019 is art exhibit that exemplifies this concept– that the arts, when combined, create something greater than the sum of their parts. Artists Leslie Gaworecki and Marlo Saucedo asked poets to submit their work for this project. They chose seventeen writers and created paintings based on the selected poems. The opening for Color:Story 2019… Continue reading Where the Arts Collide: Color:Story Exhibition Opens Saturday

Consonant Clusters

Check out a new vispo ezine by Jukka-Pekka Kervinen called Consonant Clusters. In this ezine he publishes some of his own work (as in the example below) as well as other visual poets from around the world. It's a great blog.

Toon Tune by Gustave Morin

This is part of a series of post on Visual Poetry that Geof Huth did for the Poetry Foundation.  Here's an excerpt about Gustave Morin's fun example of VisPo: Gustave Morin's primary form is the collage poem. His "toon tune" is a remarkable piece of craftsmanship. Its sixty-three individual fragments of text are cut into… Continue reading Toon Tune by Gustave Morin

PUFF by William Wondriska

Today I read on the blog Grain Edit about a picture book from the 60s called PUFF by William Wondriska, which seems similar in plot (although I haven't actually read it) to The Little Engine That Could. What a cool integration of text into illustration.  Plus I like orange!

Jeebonjuddho (Struggle of Life)

jeebonjuddho (Struggle of Life), originally uploaded to flickr by Samit Roy. New visual poetry by Samit Roy, originally published in Otoliths, Issue 11.

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Static Occurence by Jukka-Pekka Kervinen

—-, originally uploaded to flickr by Jukka-Pekka Kervinen (static_occurrence). More beautiful work by Jukka-Pekka Kervinen from his blog, Machine Language.

Categorized as Vispo

Vispo to Go

Visual poetry by Stephen Johnson, uploaded from flickr.[IMG_0802, originally uploaded to flickr by skarmj.]

Categorized as Vispo