Words stripped of their ornamentation, pared back to monosyllabic cores... Are these the roots of language? Or are they the skeletal remains of a lost form of communication? Who is trying to speak here? What exactly are we being told? Perhaps a coded message. More likely, a cry for help.
Screened at 2021 Bologna in Lettere International Multidisciplinary Festival, IX edizione Dissoluzioni (May, 2021).
Official selection, FILE Electronic Language International Festival, Sao Paolo, August, 2020.
Official selection, Carmarthen Bay Film Festival, Wales, May, 2020.
Official selection, Cadence: Video Poetry Festival, Seattle, April, 2020.
Official selection, 2020 Newlyn Short Film Festival, UK, April, 2020.
Official selection, REELpoetry 2020 international poetry film festival, Houston, TX, January, 2020.
Screened at the 8th International Video Poetry Festival, Athens, Greece, December, 2019.
The text is published in e•ratio 28 ( eratiopostmodernpoetry.com/issue28_Gibbins.html )