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Filmpoem Collection by Alastair Cook

Filmpoem is a project by artist Alastair Cook, dedicated to the filming of poetry. The combination of film and poetry is an attractive one. For the poet, perhaps a hope that the filmmaker will bring something to the poem: a new audience, a visual attraction, the laying of way markers; for the filmmaker, a fixed parameter to respond to, the power of a text sparking the imagination with visual connections and metaphor.” Cook’s collection includes poetry by Andrew Phillip, Mairi Sharratt, Juliet Wilson, G

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