Poet: Diana Salier

What I Say When You Ask What I’m Up To by Diana Salier

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San Francisco-based writer and musician Diana Salier collaborated with the animator and director, Daniel Lichtenberg, on

A paper cutout-style animated video adapted from Diana Salier’s poem WHAT I SAY WHEN YOU ASK WHAT I’M UP TO, from her new book LETTERS FROM ROBOTS.

Diana builds a couch fort to hide herself from a former lover.

LETTERS FROM ROBOTS is out now on Night Bomb Press.

Salier stars in the film (along with Leiandrea Layus), composed the music and did the voice-over. Additional credits include assistant animator Max Berry and gaffer Matt Rome. (One doesn’t see nearly enough poetry films crediting gaffers.) It was produced at Photon SF.