How Among the Frozen Words, Deborah Stratman
73 Suspect Words, Peggy Ahwesh
Famous Irish Americans, Roger Beebe


On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 10:56 PM, Warren Cockerham <
warrencocker...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Run Wrake's *Rabbit* (2005)    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fw3XyOyl47Q
>
>
> On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 1:48 AM, Steve Polta <steve.po...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> About a month ago, San Francisco Cinematheque (in association with
>> Litquake [a "literary arts" festival] and the Canyon Cinema Foundation)
>> presented a screening (curated by me) of works on this very topic—"Films on
>> the Visualization of Text." I paste the promo text below and also offer
>> this link to our website:
>> http://www.sfcinematheque.org/screenings/the-word-my-dear-is-piecemeal-films-on-the-visualization-of-text/
>>
>> Notably, Stephanie Barber has done a lot a lot of film/video work using
>> visualized text, including many of the works in her series *Jhanna and
>> the Rats of James Olds*. Nearly the entire filmography of David Gatten
>> deals with text as image and with the process of reading. Joyce Weiland is
>> also a good call that has been made. Jesse Malmed's recent work is also (in
>> a way) very much about visualized language and concrete poetry. See the
>> link below; a lot of his work is online.
>>
>> Best,
>> Steve Polta
>> San Francisco Cinematheque
>>
>> Presented as part of Litquake 
>> 2013<http://www.sfcinematheque.org/screenings/the-word-my-dear-is-piecemeal-films-on-the-visualization-of-text/www.liquake.org>,
>> San Francisco Cinematheque presents a screening of film/video works in
>> which written text is visualized and plasticized, explored and displayed.
>> Battering, caressing and seducing viewers/readers while exploring
>> syntactical forms (including poetic lyric, introspective essay,, journal,
>> harangue, laundry list, love letter and song), the seven film/video works
>> on this program form a thumbnail catalog of the diverse expressive
>> potentialities of language’s graphic notation displayed as light moving in
>> time. Screening: Jeanne 
>> Liotta<http://www.sfcinematheque.org/screenings/the-word-my-dear-is-piecemeal-films-on-the-visualization-of-text/www.jeanneliotta.net>’s
>> *Dark Enough* (2011), a celestial contemplation, “a virtual proscenium
>> stage for the poetry to play itself upon,” a collaboration with poet Lisa
>> Gill; Stan Brakhage’s *I… Dreaming* (1988), a sound film visualizing the
>> lyrics of Stephen Foster; *Word Movie *(1966) by Paul 
>> Sharits<http://paulsharits.com/>,
>> a radically flickering, optical/conceptual sound/text conflation, a
>> three-and-a-half minute word; Stephanie 
>> Barber<http://www.stephaniebarber.com/>’s
>> *letters, notes* (2000) a melancholy compendium of lost correspondence
>> and found photography; David Gatten <http://davidgattenfilm.com/>’s
>> silent love letter *How to Conduct a Love Affair *(2007); Su 
>> Friedrich<http://www.sufriedrich.com/>’s
>> harrowing dream journal *Gently Down the Stream*, Jesse 
>> Malmed<http://www.jessemalmed.net/>’s
>> sound/image/data morass *Supernym *(2013) and a very rare screening of
>> Michael Snow’s 1982 epic monolithic film/text essay *So Is This*, a
>> direct confrontation/repudiation of the very notion of cinematic language
>> itself*.*
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 4:26 PM, Jacob <waltmanja...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> This might be of some interest:
>>>> http://making-light-of-it.blogspot.com/2010/02/text-of-sight.html(made 
>>>> several years ago, needs a major update)...
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Best,
>>> Jacob
>>>
>>>
>>>
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