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Poetry Film programme at MIX Conference 2017, Bath Spa University

I have co-curated a Poetry Film programme exploring the concepts of Revolution, Regeneration, and Reflection for the Mix Conference at Bath Spa University.

MIX Conference is organised by the Bath Spa University School of Humanities and Creative Industries. The conference will look at where creative writing, storytelling, and media creation intersect with and/or are dependent upon technology. The programme features a vibrant mix of academic papers, practitioner presentations, seminars, keynotes, film screenings, discussions, and workshops.

The Poetry Film programme will be screened on 10-12 July 2017, running continuously in the Viewing Theatre.

To celebrate the human capacity for renewal and experimentation, combined with deep thought, the themes for MIX 2017 are Revolution, Regeneration, and Reflection. Twenty films have been selected from the international submissions received. The programme has been curated by Lucy English (Reader in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University, co- founder of Liberated Words) and  Zata Banks FRSA, founder of PoetryFilm, the influential research art project and film screening series.

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Revolution

Othniel Smith – If We Must Die

Tommy Becker – Song for Disobedient Youth

Lemar Barrett – Electric Roses

Jordan T. Caylor – Untitled

Helen Dewbery – The Goose

Manuel Vilarinho – No Pais Dos Sacanas

Regeneration

Jim Pomeroy – Words

Marie Craven – Anatomy

Cindy St Onge – Road to Damascus

Dave Bonta – Grassland

Matthew Griffith – Pain in Colour

Reflections

Damon Moore – The Multi Storey Car Park in Trenchard Street

Shuhei Hatona – Seventh Window

Valerie Le Blanc and Daniel Dugas – Illumination

Sophie Seita – Objects I Cannot Touch

Angie Bogachenko – Oracle of a Found Shoe

Cheryl Gross – Shop

Finn Harvor – The Carpet 1

Andrew Demirjian – I Tremble with Anticipation

Kate Flaherty – A Mouse’s Prayer

Daata at the Venice Biennale 2017

Daata Editions will be at the Venice Biennale in collaboration with Zuecca Projects, May – August 2017.

The Daata Editions Mixtape for the Venice Biennale 2017 includes two artists (Susanne Weigner and C.O. Moed.) who were chosen by me and commissioned by Daata as part of the Daata Season Two commission series on the theme of “Poetry”.

If you are attending the Venice Biennale, please do come and view the Daata Editions Mixtape.

Featuring artists: David Blandy, Jacky Connolly, Jeremy Couillard, Casey Jane Ellison, Yung Jake, Daniel Keller & Martti Kalliala, Sara Ludy, Rachel Maclean, C.O. Moed, Scott Reeder, Charles Richardson, Artie Vierkant, Susanne Wiegner, Saya Woolfalk, Zadie Xa.

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PoetryFilm at Millfield

It was a pleasure to return to Millfield School on Wednesday 3 May 2017 to present a talk and short screening programme.

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PoetryFilm at CSW Torun (documentation)

Documentation of the PoetryFilm screening and talk at CSW Torun in February 2017 is below. The event took place in the “RGB Cinema”.

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Malina Barcikowska, Zata Banks

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Radosław OsińskiZata BanksTomasz DalasińskiMalina Barcikowska and Michał Pranke at Kino Centrum

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Daata Editions launch at Soho Hotel (documentation)

Documentation of the Daata Editions Season Two launch at the Soho Hotel Cinema, London, in February 2017, is below.

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Zenopress: Zeno’s paradoxes

I am delighted to have been commissioned by Zeno Press to contribute to a forthcoming anthology exploring the themes of Zeno’s paradoxes. The book will feature works by artists and writers who have been asked to respond to nine of the most known paradoxes.

  • The Paradoxes of Plurality:
    • The Argument from Denseness
    • The Argument from Finite Size
    • The Argument from Complete Divisibility
  • The Paradoxes of Motion:
    • The Dichotomy
    • Achilles and the Tortoise
    • The Arrow
    • The Stadium
  • Two More Paradoxes:
    • The Paradox of Place
    • The Grain of Millet

The book will feature Richard SkinnerMaria FuscoSteven J FowlerJohn BoursnellMartin Glazer Serup, Liz ZuminZata BanksAnnabel BanksRachel StirlingPaolo InverniJeremy EvansNicola WoodhamRobin BaleRichard WebbClaudia KappenbergGiovanna Coppola, Clover Peake, Tasha Haines, Christian Patracchini.

 

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Invitation: Zata Banks FRSA selects new poetry artworks for Daata Editions – The Soho Hotel Screening Room 21 Feb 2017

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Daata Editions presents:

Laura Focarazzo, Kate Jessop, C.O. Moed, Julian Scordato, Susanne Wiegner, Antoinette Zwirchmayr.

Selected by Zata Banks FRSA

A short screening and a Q&A with Kate Jessop and Zata Banks, introduced by David Gryn.

The Soho Hotel Screening Room, 4 Richmond Mews, London W1D 3DH

Tuesday 21 February 2017, 6.30pm-8pm

Tickets are FREE

Please RSVP by Wed 15 Feb to info@daata-editions.com (as numbers are limited)

Contact: David on +447711127848

http://daata-editions.com


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Zata Banks FRSA selects new poetry artworks for Daata Editions with a special launch viewing at The Soho Hotel Screening Room, London. Tues 21 Feb at 6.30pm

This event has been organised to announce the release of these new artworks on Daata Editions selected by Zata Banks. Artists include: Laura Focarazzo, Kate Jessop, C.O. Moed, Julian Scordato, Susanne Wiegner, Antoinette Zwirchmayr. This will be a short screening along with a Q&A between artist Kate Jessop and curator Zata Banks, introduced by David Gryn, Director of Daata Editions.

Zata Banks, renowned for her work with PoetryFilm, which she founded in 2002, has curated a selection of artists to make artworks for Daata Editions and its artists’ poetry section.

“Poetry is plural. These six new film artworks interrogate the language of poetry films, exploring the potential for expressing richer meanings through new interpretations of text, sound and image combinations.”

Kate Jessop is an award winning animation filmmaker whose work spans across animated shorts and artist’s film and video. She has exhibited extensively internationally, undertaking artist residencies in Berlin, Istanbul, Reykjavik and Manchester Metropolitan University.

Daata Editions commissions artist video, sound, poetry and web. This new, logical and innovative way to collect art is designed as a native platform to a new generation of artists who work with moving image and sound. Limited edition artworks can be viewed and acquired as digital downloads.
https://daata-editions.com/

Image still: Kate Jessop, Spinster, 2016