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On Looking Forward

So one of my poems was Highly Commended in the Forward prize this year, and will be published in the Anthology. Of course, I’m very pleased. When this kind of recognition occurs, it is very exciting. Quite overwhelming. But then … Continue reading

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On making art

I just came across this from Jan Svankmajer’s Decalogue, which is a kind of manifesto where he sets out a few key thoughts about making his art.  I had just been looking at Simic’s poems, which are similarly surreal (capital s) … Continue reading

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On Lotte Reineger

Apparently it took Lotte Reineger three years to make The Adventures of Prince Achmed, and after she would only work on shorter films. Watching, I kept drifting in and out of the narrative: she must have been dreaming the expressionistic … Continue reading

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