Fallout video premieres

Let's Talk Peace, Ballarat asked me to create a video of the poem Fallout, and it's now available to watch online! Created in collaboration with local filmmaker Sam McColl, from Green Eggs and Ham Productions, the video was funded by the City of Ballarat Community Impact Grants, auspiced by Ballarat Arts Alive. Let's Talk Peace … Continue reading Fallout video premieres

‘Circuit Work’ Video a QPF Film & Poetry Challenge Finalist – VOTE NOW

My brand new video of my poem 'Circuit Work' is a finalist in the Queensland Poetry Festival's Film & Poetry Challenge. While I didn't win any of the major prizes, there is still a chance for me to win the people’s choice, worth $650. In order for that to happen, you have to VOTE! I … Continue reading ‘Circuit Work’ Video a QPF Film & Poetry Challenge Finalist – VOTE NOW

BAF Grant for No Pockets video project

I've been awarded the inaugural 'Jack Anderson Award for Filmmaking' by the Ballarat Arts Foundation. The award is a monetary grant which I will be using to create a professionally filmed and edited video clip for my poem 'No Pockets'. I'm super duper excited to work with Michelle Dunn Photography to create an amazing visual … Continue reading BAF Grant for No Pockets video project

Pandemic Poem #31 / Pivoting

Isn't it funny how we get some new words, or new meanings for old words when something big is going down. This poem is a play on one such word. It's also yet another haiku, this time a double. PivotingUnable to danceThe future a melodyWe don’t know steps to We keep pivotingLike we’re all wearing … Continue reading Pandemic Poem #31 / Pivoting

Pandemic Poem #27 / Circuit Work

This poem was an idea I had while walking in the rain but didn't get expanded until I signed up for Random Co-Lab, a Ballarat based initiative for creative collaboration between strangers. My random collaborator was Louise Hartnell who made a video, and I experimented with layering of audio. Circuit WorkFocus on my heart (beat)And … Continue reading Pandemic Poem #27 / Circuit Work

Pandemic Poem #10 / Maybe It’s The Apocalypse

This Pandemic Poem felt like a spoken word piece right from the get go. So I made it a video. https://vimeo.com/431694088 Maybe It’s The ApocalypseMaybe it’s the apocalypseEconomic collapseCapitalism in its death throesDown it goes and it’s taking some of us with it.Golden handshakes spread pestilenceAnd the number of deaths on your conscienceDepends on which … Continue reading Pandemic Poem #10 / Maybe It’s The Apocalypse