Wednesday, April 25th: Poetry + Photography = Poetography

The B&H Event Space (420 9th Ave., Manhattan)

The Infinists explore poetry and photography by creating an image containing a poem that has a relation to the actual image.

The assignment calls for you to assemble words and images together. You may use image editing programs such as Photoshop to integrate the text of the poem inside or alongside the image. For instance, taking an image of highways or roads (even paths in the woods) and the text to Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” while arranging the words either on the borders or within the borders of the roadways would be an example of “Poetography”.
Feel free to use your favorite poetry, or write your own. Tanka, Haiku, Rhymes, Sonnets, Limericks all are welcome. However, we are restricting that music lyrics are avoided (that’s just too easy, this assignment encourages you to explore traditional forms of poetry).

Please bring up to 3 Poetographies loaded onto a usb thumb drive. Due to technical difficulties we are no longer taking submissions via email nor drop box. The doors to the Event Space will open at 5 pm for downloading to Event Space computer. The slide show and commentary will begin at 6 pm. During commentary Infinists are welcome to perform spoken word of their submitted Poetographies.

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