Lyrical Visions 5 (this year's theme is music) Wednesday 9th December 7-30pm
Exploring the space where poetry, the moving image and music collide. With work from all over the world and New Zealand. With live music performances.
Lyrical Visions V
Programme Wed 9th Dec 7.30 pm Titirangi Theatre An Evening of Award Winning Poetry Films, Animations and Live Music
Sonambulo/The Sleepwalker by Theodore Ushev 4 mins 22 secs
Theodore Ushev transforms Romance Sonambulo by Federico García Lorca into a surrealist-inspired
exploration of a sleepwalker’s dream
Ice On Water Charles Olson 2 mins 22 secs New Zealander Charles Olson animated this song by Lyttelton based composer Mykl O’Dempsey.
Lost Soul Aiden Wisnewski 3 mins 48 secs
Where do souls go when they’re lost? Naya is pushed to her breaking point as she confronts her anger at
her current lifestyle and how lost she feels within adulthood.
Out of Reach (Rain Night) by Pablo Diartinez and Erik Parys. Poem by Jorge Díaz Martínez 8 mins
An experimental narrative film which fuses film language with graphic design, plastic arts and literature. It
explores the interior life of a nameless poet wandering the streets of Brussels.
Metamorphosis by Marie Craven and Eduardo Yague. Poem by Jean Morris 4 mins 20 secs
The piece was inspired by a famous woodcut print by M.C. Escher, Metamorphosis II (1939-40). Jean’s
viewing of the art work seemed to have suggested in her a vision of someone who might be similar to
One Sunday In Winter by Martin Sercombe 6 mins This film poem was inspired by a day trip to Karekare. It tells its story via hand written haikus, digital
painting, ambient sounds and treated flute. The film evokes the sudden changes in weather typical of a winter’s day, as the film moves from sunlit calm, across a windswept ocean into rain drenched twilight.
Father by Ivan Bogdanov, Moritz Mayerhofer, Asparuh Petrov, Veljko Popovic, Rositsa Raleva and
Dmitry Yagodin 16 mins 26 secs When did you last talk with your father? Will you ever ask him about those things that hurt you? In Father is an animated documentary based on five true stories. It
was screened at more than 100 festivals and awarded 26 times.
Interval 15 mins The second half of the show will be a mix of live music, spoken poetry and single screen films.
'Ashes and Snow' short extract from main film.
A poem for me and you..And me by Gus Simonovic and Brierley Millman 4 mins think grace, flow, perfection, purity, ease ... think of a butterfly that can fly without moving its wings live performance
The Whispering Bridge by Martin Sercombe 8 mins An evocation of an early summer’s day in Walberswick, Suffolk, told through quiet images and ambient
sound. Shot in infrared and sepia toned to evoke memories of Victorian holidays on the English coast. Live music
Geometrics by Martin Sercombe 6 mins A hand drawn animation, strongly influenced by the work of pioneer animator Harry Smith. Live music
Musicians: Lucas Kewell, Richard Ingamells, Tyler Diprose and Hanna Wiskari
Lyrical Visions 5 is brought to you by Martin Sercombe and Robin Kewell with help from SAE Institute, Pumphouse Print and Flicks@ Lopdell.
With many thanks to all those who contributed their works.