Lecture for film-makers and new screen producers to assist in a more collective, less competitive approach to the availability of their content to audiences world-wide and the extent to which it may be possible to support one self through these means. Prepared for Open & Portable, curated highlights from the Portable Film Festival, Alliance Francaise, Cape Town, 5 August 2009.
Composed whilst in a fine mood a year ago in Graz. I longed for someone that once longed for me, but today I long for whom ever I may yet meet, or may find re-vived in the spirit of all things. Today... today I sought to know your face Today... today I desired to hear you speak … Continue Reading ››
YIDO, pronounced Why I do, is a draft manifesto on the value and making of art in the 21st century by a 20th century nomad weaning myself off the net and much more besides. Help me write this manifesto. Add your thoughts, comments, grievances by creating an account on my wiki. When … Continue Reading ››
It was the watermelon and fresh lime juice that first attracted me to Lino, a small cafe situated on a veranda down a side street off the main road of Kalk Bay, … Continue Reading ››
Composed whilst walking over Robben Island, on the ferry back to Cape Town, in a car to Cape Point and finally in Chartfield Guest House, Kalk Bay, Feb 2008. You rise from the sea suspended between it and the sky above and below where poets have trawled... You have held the mighty and the fallen, the fighters, the lepers and held … Continue Reading ››