Film and Poetry with Kate Sweeney

11:00–13:00 | Newcastle University | FULLY BOOKED

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Workshops are held on the Newcastle University campus. Exact location TBC.

Fully Booked



A workshop outlining techniques and creative methods for making ‘poetryfilm’. For writers, filmmakers and artists or anyone interested in the potential of combining images, text and sound, and looking at how poetry and film work together.

Kate Sweeney is a visual artist and video-maker using animation and drawing in her work. She has a collage-like approach to editing and making videos and tries to utilise video’s capacity to bring together various technical and creative mediums and approaches. She works collaboratively with poets, writers and musicians. Kate has screened and exhibited nationally and internationally including Sydney International Film Festival, London Lesbian and Gay film festival, Zebra Film Festival in Berlin, Manchester Animation Festival and The International Poetry Festival, London.

She is currently undertaking a funded PhD at Newcastle University. Kate teaches and facilitates art, film and animation in a variety of academic and education contexts.