Keynote: Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel

02 Jul 2019
9:15-10:00
Corsham Court

Keynote: Thomas Zandegiacomo Del Bel

Mixed Realities: Narrative Structures of Poetry Films

In poetry films, film is not simply used to illustrate poems but, rather, to extend them cinematically. This is an art form as old as filmmaking but by embracing new technological possibilities the poetry can be pushed in new directions. For example, the poetic presence of contemporary poetry can include exciting sequences of cuts, symbolic language and images. The art form that emerges, where the visual meets the literary, is wild, playful and innovative.