A speaking portrait of artist/poet Basil King, filmed 2-13-10 following his poetry reading at R&F Paint in Kingston, NY, in the Cadmium Poetry Series curated by Anne Gorrick, and edited on the occasion of a conference celebrating King, called Basil's Arc, on 9-22-12 at Anthology Film Archives in NYC. The portrait contains sections called "art is" and "poetry is" which belong as well in the larger work of speaking portraits by George Quasha, which may be seen at quasha.com.

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