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Lecturing

I am available to deliver lectures and presentations about the poetry film artform and about the PoetryFilm research art project I founded in 2002. Previous lectures and symposia include:

Lectures

  • Keynote speech at The House of Lords, 22 June 2016 (UK)
  • Lecture at Bath Spa University at the Seeing Sound symposium, April 2016 (UK)
  • Two lectures about the poetry film artform for The University of Lincoln, BA Graphic Design, 2 February 2016
  • Lecture at Millfield School, National Poetry Day, 8 October 2015 (Somerset, UK)
  • Paper entitled The PoetryFilm Archive 2002-2015, at the AHRC-funded Pararchive conference at The University of Leeds, 27-28 March 2015 (Leeds, UK)
  • Literary Salon about Poetry and Film at Warwick University, January 2014 (Warwick, UK)
  • Creative Salon at the Royal College of Art, together with Peter Blegvad, MA Visual Communication, March 2013 (London, UK)
  • Lecture about Poetry and Film at London Met University, MA Creative Writing, November 2012 (London, UK)
  • Lecture about Branding and Visual Identity, HULT International Business School, MBA, March 2012 (London, UK)
  • Lecture about Poetry and Film at London Met University, MA Creative Writing, November 2010 (London, UK)
  • Presentation about Poetry and Film at the NFTS (National Film and Television School) for the MA Filmmaking course, April 2008 (Beaconsfield, UK)

Symposia

  • In conversation at The Scottish Poetry Library, together with filmmaker Roxana Vilk, 3 December 2015 (Scotland, UK)
  • Roundtable panel discussion entitled “Poetry Films: Who? What? Why? How?” at the CYCLOP International Videopoetry Festival 2015 (Kiev, Ukraine)
  • Keynote presentation, naming of the event, and curation of the symposium showreel at the Send and Receive: Poetry, Film and Technology in the 21st Century symposium at FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), February 2015 (Liverpool, UK)
  • PoetryFilm at Tate Britain: Behind The Scenes, curation of a poetry film programme + leading a panel discussion, November 2008 (London, UK)

Courses

Courses for which I have delivered lectures and presentations about poetry film include:

  • MA Creative Writing
  • MA Poetry
  • MA Filmmaking
  • MA Visual Communication
  • BA Graphic Design
  • Sixth Form: English & Media Studies
  • Sixth Form: Art & Design