Curated by Cecilia Araneda for the Envoi Poetry Festival
This merging of poetry and cinema presents a map of desire and loss, memory landscapes, the physical embedding of words, a lingering sense of the unattainable, and “things that used to be true.”
Curated by Cecilia Araneda for the Gimme Some Truth Documentary Festival
American independent documentary filmmaker Sam Green’s body of work is a reflection on the fading moment of idealism and the impermanent nature of things.
I am currently accepting submissions for a program of short poetry films for the Envoi Poetry Festival, to be screened on Wed June 3 in Winnipeg. New films by Canadian directors, under 20 minutes in length and which incorporate poetry or spoke word can be considered.
Curated by Cecilia Araneda for the 2014 WNDX Festival (Winnipeg)
Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins coined the term meme in his book The Selfish Gene (1976), as a unit of human cultural transmission that holds similarities to the gene in that both are functional replicators. Dawkins created the term from the ancient Greek work mimeme, or that which replicates.