Posts Tagged: Motionpoems

Wanting Sumptuous Heavens by Robert Bly

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Another MotionPoems production, designed and animated by Angella Kassube with a reading by the poet.

The Watcher of Vowels by Robert Bly

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One of the new batch of films from MotionPoems, read by Todd Boss and designed and animated by Matt Van Ekeren. If you can get to Minneapolis this Friday, October 8, it will be part of a screening of new motionpoems.

How Smokes the Smolder by Todd Boss

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A Todd Boss poem directed and edited by Greg Mattern with sculptures by Angie Hagen. Uploaded to Vimeo by the cameraman, Jeff Saunders, who notes that the footage was originally filmed for something else and repurposed by Mattern.

Old Astronauts by Tim Nolan

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Emma Burghardt is the animator; the voice is the poet’s. Another fine production from

The God of Our Farm Had Blades by Todd Boss

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A beautiful animation by Tom Jacobsen from the Minneapolis-based Pixel Farm. I’ve been remiss in not posting more of Todd Boss’s work, considering he’s one of the two people behind the ambitious new videopoetry site Here’s his website.

Suitcase by Jane Hirshfield

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Animation by John Eickholt for (see also their YouTube channel).