See the Voice: Visible Verse 2008

Pacific Cinémathèque and curator Heather Haley are seeking videopoem submissions from around the world for the annual Visible Verse screening and performance poetry celebration. Visible Verse is North America’s sustaining venue for the presentation of new and artistically significant videopoetry. Official guidelines: *  Visible Verse seeks videopoems, with a 15 minutes maximum duration. * EitherContinue reading “See the Voice: Visible Verse 2008”

Back to WordArt

Remember WordArt, the font font of the 90s? It’s back in Back to WordArt. Check out this fun 18 seconds by Berlin-based artist Mike Ruiz, a.k.a. Mikey Awesome. (via  rhizome)

Nonlinear

If you’re a visual poet or simply curious, check out Dan Waber’s VisPo group and message board.  This month they are sponsoring a weekly contest.   Never tried it before?  It’s NaPoWriMo so why not  now?  Here’s the winner from the third week of March.  I love love love this visual poem by Jukka-Pekka Kervinen.

The Be Blank Consort

In the "Cross Media" issue of Unlikely 2.0, you can find five compositions by the Be Blank Consort.  The Consort is a collaborative group of experimental writers dedicated to the creation and performance of sound-texts.   You can see their compositions and  listen to them performed as well. Here’s some of their self-description:   ‘The Consort wasContinue reading “The Be Blank Consort”

OTOLITHS

OTOLITHS specializes in VisPo, visual poetry by a wide range of poem-makers.  The publication’s  tagline, a magazine of many e-things, gives editor Mark Young an extra ounce of latitude and so some of the work published is the conventional poem,  made of words alone, without shape or image.  Here is a diptych  by Nico Vassalikas.