Landwriting

A collection of visual, digital and intermedial poems from 1998-2018

John Morgan ||| http://users.aber.ac.uk/jpm/visual/words.html ||| jpm@aber.ac.uk

 

Jump to: Altar of leaves | The colour of water | Landwriting | The place still imagined and new | A) GLIMPSE) OF) publications | [Mis]appropriations: borrowings, responses and remixes | Howling Blue Dog | Assorted visuals | Polarity's Child

 

Altar of leaves

Altar of leaves (2019) [from Saraburi, Thailand to Bow Street, Wales]

Ararat's gaze (2017) [Mt. Ararat, Turkey] Published in A) GLIMPSE OF), The Mutability Issue, Athens, 2017 | individual page | VISPO tag

On the edge of the stream (2019) [Zagros Mountains, Iran]

House Spirit (2019) [Bangkok, Thailand]

Floral blue (2019) [Bow Street, Wales to Abu Dhabi]

The non-window window seat (2019) [Manchester to Doha]

Contemplating release in the spirits of dogs (2019) [Bangkok to Rayong]

Yan lipao (2019) [Bang Sai and Bankampu, Thailand]

Mangkorn hua (2019) [Nong Khiaw to Muang Ngoi, Laos]

Impending storm (2019) [Muang Ngoi and Nong Khiaw, Laos]

Than Yu Dai Moh (2019) [Muang Ngoi, Laos]

Each field an instant haiku (2019) [Ban Nayang Tai, Laos] Published in paper A) GLIMPSE) OF) 03, Realities and the Rituals of the Upside Down, Athens, 2019

na ma pa ta (2019) [Saraburi, Thailand]

Hoon payon (2019) [Bangkok]

^^^

The colour of water

Address with no location (2015) [Elantxobe and Lekeitio, Basque Country]

The colour of water (2019) [Peñabon, Sierra Nevada, Anadalucía] First published in Reliquiae Vol. 4 (print), Corbel Stone Press, November 2016. Link to publisher

El suspiro del Moro (2019) [Sierra Nevada, Anadalucía] Published in Reliquiae Digital Supplement (page 44), First Issue, July 2016, Corbel Stone Press. Link to Reliquiae Journal download page | Digital Supplement PDF download | Link to Corbel Stone Press

Playa de los Muertos (2015) [Playa de los Muertos, Cabo de Gata, Anadalucía]

A small death of words (2015) [Tarragona, Catalonia]

Fae the bells of Canigó (2019) [Mount Canigó, Pyrénées Catalanes, Languedoc Roussillon]

Papirología (2019) [Montserrat, Catalonia]

Hoodoo chimneys (2019) [Les Orgues, Ille-sur-Têt, Languedoc Roussillon]

Camí de la Ximeneia (2019) [Mount Canigó, Pyrénées Catalanes, Languedoc Roussillon]

Take the Witches' Path Out (2018) [San Marino] Published in A) GLIMPSE) OF), The Eccentric Issue, Athens, 2019 | individual page | VISPO tag

By the pen and what it inscribes (2019) [looking south from the peak of Jbel Toubkal, Atlas Mountains, Morocco]

^^^

Landwriting

Þéotan (2015-2017) Published under the page title, To Howl, in 'Wolf Crossing', The Learned Pig

In Selyf's Brush (2015) [Carn Ingli, Pembrokeshire]

Eglwys Gwyddelod (Church of the Irish) (2015) [Eglwys Gwyddelod, Eryri/Snowdonia]

The Miles of Aran Fawddwy (2015) [Aran Fawddwy, Eryri/Snowdonia: Paired poem with A Mile of Rhinog Fawr]

A Mile of Rhinog Fawr (2015) [Rhinog Fawr, Eryri/Snowdonia: Paired poem with The Miles of Aran Fawddwy]

Nine Stone Bards (2015) [Yr Wyddfa/Snowdon, Eryri/Snowdonia]

The '43 change in the seasons I read (2015) [Arenig Fawr, Eryri/Snowdonia]

In the Lone Frog Snows of Rhobell Fawr (2016) [Rhobell Fawr, Eryri/Snowdonia]

Kistvaen (2016) [Eve of the vernal equinox at Bryn Cader Faner, Moel Ysgyfarnogod, Foel Penolau and Diffwys, Eryri/Snowdonia]

Cairn 688 'Level (disused)' (2016) [Diffwys, Eryri/Snowdonia]

The fossil will find me (2016) [Moel Siabod, Eryri/Snowdonia]

On Hawk's Bare Hill (2016) [Moel Hebog and Beddgelert Forest, Eryri/Snowdonia]

Hafren stone (2019) [Pumlumon Arwystli and Source of the River Severn, Ceredigion/Powys] Published in Nature and Regeneration, Contemporary Poetry Series Vol. 1, No. 6, Corbel Stone Press, June 2017. Link to publisher

Sandsharks (2018) [Ynyslas, Ceredigion]

Covenant Stones (2018) [Carn Hyddgen and Cerrig Cyfamod Glyndwr, Ceredigion]

On Gwilym's Cairn (2018) [Carn Hyddgen, Llechwedd Mawr and Cerrig Cyfamod Glyndwr, Ceredigion]

Chevaux de frise (2018) [Foel Drygarn to Foel Cymcerwyn, Preseli Hills, Pembrokeshire]

The rumour of hawkweed yet to be found (2018) [Llyn y Fan Fach to Fan Brycheiniog, Black Mountain, Brecon Beacons]

Y Llethr (2018) [Mynydd Mynach, Crib-y-rhiw and Y Llethr, Eryri/Snowdonia]

The sylphlike ghost of Marian Gray (2018) [Moel Llyfnant, Meirionydd, Eryri/Snowdonia]

^^^

The place still imagined and new

Something, somewhere inverse we Behold (2012) [Odeceixe, Lagos and Lisbon, Portugal: original visual poem | double-glazed installation (2013) [jpeg image of double-glazed sculpture: 1m x 80cm x 10cm, printed on acrylic glass and illuminated with four fluorescent lights]

Sancti-Spiritus (2012) [jpeg image reflections on driving from Lisbon to Santander, August 2012]

Broken LI-ne (2013) [Reflections on Helene Cixous, 'What is it o'clock? Or the door (we never enter)' and Portrait of Jacques Derrida as a Young Jewish Saint]

Somnambulucide (2013) [Response to published responses in a glimpseof 01 to Kathy Acker source text] Displayed at the opening for paper aglimpseof 01, Athens, 2013 | opening for paper aglimpseof 01 Greek]

Seven Voices // Pluie d'Automne / ΕΠΤΑ ΦΩΝΕΣ // Pluie d'Automne (2014) [Read between languages: English > Greek | Read between languages: Greek > English] Publishe in paper A) GLIMPSE) OF) 02, Athens, 2014 | paper aglimpseof 02 Greek]

Not without newsprint / ΧἈΡΗ ΟΡΗΝ ἘΝΡΥΠΗ ΕΦΗΜΕΡἸΔΑ (2014) [Read between languages: English > Greek | Read between languages: Greek > English] Published in A) GLIMPSE) OF), Issue 17, Athens, 2015 | Issue 17 Greek | VISPO tag]

Searching a Lost Word in Inuit (2014) [Inspired by Cathy Rounthwaite's Inuit Narrative, also made as a concertina book (2017)]

Aisle 19 Southeastern Anatolia (2014) [Written in Keynote on iPad on board Emirates flight EK22. Remembering events travelling through Southeastern Turkey in 1985 via Emirates downward plane cam on flight from Manchester to Dubai in 2014]

Along the spine of Gilgamesh (2015) [jpeg image 960 x 4526 pixels. Tracking the routes over South-eastern Turkey and Iraq, via Emirates downward plane cam on flight from Manchester to Dubai]

Origins (2015) [response to 'What Happened?': a play by Gertrude Stein] Published in A) GLIMPSE OF), Issue 7, Athens, 2015 | individual page | VISPO tag

Night of the Horse (2015) [Inspired by 'Dark Movements' by Clive Hicks-Jenkins and the tradition of the Mari Lwyd]

From a stolen voice at Holatyn (2017) [Inspired by the novel Nikola the Outlaw, by Ivan Olbrect (1933)] Published in A) GLIMPSE OF), The Allegorical Issue, Athens, 2017 | individual page | VISPO tag

Dagesh (2018) Published in A) GLIMPSE) OF), The Inauthentic Issue, Athens, 2018 | individual page | VISPO tag

Letters from places that forgot to exist (2018) Published in A) GLIMPSE) OF), The Inauthentic Issue, Athens, 2018 | individual page | VISPO tag

Odpor / Resistenza / Resistance (2019) [jpeg image 1149 x 10389 pixels. Spilberk Castle, Brno, Czech Republic]

 

The A) GLIMPSE) OF) publications collection (some links repeated from named collections above)

Each field an instant haiku (2019) [Ban Nayang Tai, Laos] Published in paper A) GLIMPSE) OF) 03, Realities and the Rituals of the Upside Down, Athens, 2019

Take the Witches' Path Out (2019) [San Marino] Published in A) GLIMPSE) OF), The Eccentric Issue, Athens, 2019 | individual page | VISPO tag

Letters from places that forgot to exist (2018) Published in A) GLIMPSE) OF), The Inauthentic Issue, Athens, 2018 | individual page | VISPO tag

Dagesh (2018) Published in A) GLIMPSE) OF), The Inauthentic Issue, Athens, 2018 | individual page | VISPO tag

Ararat's gaze (2017) [Mt. Ararat, Turkey] Published in A) GLIMPSE) OF), The Mutability Issue, Athens, 2017 | individual page | VISPO tag

From a stolen voice at Holatyn (2017) [Inspired by the novel Nikola the Outlaw, by Ivan Olbrect (1933)] Published in A) GLIMPSE OF), The Allegorical Issue, Athens, 2017 | individual page | VISPO tag

Origins (2015) [response to 'What Happened?': a play by Gertrude Stein] Published in A) GLIMPSE OF), Issue 7, Athens, 2015 | individual page | VISPO tag

Vacated thoughts (a euphorism) (2015) Published in 2015: Year of the Euphorisms: A) GLIPMSE) OF), Athens, 2015 | 2015: Year of the Euphorisms Greek

Not without newsprint / ΧἈΡΗ ΟΡΗΝ ἘΝΡΥΠΗ ΕΦΗΜΕΡἸΔΑ (2014) [Read between languages: English > Greek | Read between languages: Greek > English] Published in A) GLIMPSE) OF), Issue 17, Athens, 2015 | Issue 17 Greek | VISPO tag]

Seven Voices // Pluie d'Automne / ΕΠΤΑ ΦΩΝΕΣ // Pluie d'Automne (2014) [Read between languages: English > Greek | Read between languages: Greek > English] Publishe in paper A) GLIMPSE) OF) 02, Athens, 2014 | paper aglimpseof 02 Greek]

Somnambulucide (2013) [Response to published responses in a glimpseof 01 to Kathy Acker source text] Displayed at the opening for paper aglimpseof 01, Athens, 2013 | opening for paper aglimpseof 01 Greek]

^^^

[Mis]appropriations: borrowings, responses and remixes

This I hear we (Our ravine) (2014) [jpeg image inspired by Apollinaire's 'Il Pleut', set in Bali, 1989]

Living in time (2015) [Inspired by the Czech play 'Balada Pro Banditu']

It's raining (2014) [English version of Appolinaire's 1916 calligramme,'Il Pleut']

Il pleut [Image of Apollinaire's 1916 original poem from Wikimedia | Wikimedia link to source]

Il pleut / It's raining (2014) [jpeg layout in Scribus by palimpsest of English on French]

38 Minute Window (2014) [Flash animation | jpeg image] Remixing Mark Z. and Annie (aka Poe) Danieleski in a Northern Shropshire railscape

Strange the limit freedoms (2014) [Reified version of entry in the Poetry Cube by Jason Nelson]

Who's Living at Number 2? (2014) [Writing the Edgelands, HEA event at Manchester Metropolitan University in Crewe]

Backrising and fall the mother and I (2014) [a captured and visualised reading of Tree of Codes by Jonathan Safran Foer]

Freeze/Frame (2013) [Remix of Nadine Söll's 'Can Visual Art Freeze Live Music Moments']

Sonor Lucide (2013) [Remix of James Wilkes' 'Making Poetry from Neuroscience: Text, Noise and Sonic Atmospheres from the Laboratory' and Richard Couzins' 'Object and Material Voice in Art Practice]

INOMOTHEISTIC RETREAT THE UNVOICEDCONCEIVE (2014) [Remix of Iégor Reznikoff's keynote speech 'The Voice and the Invisible']

Poemstones (2014) [Interpreting a collection of stones from Penbryn Beach through Pierre Joris' A Nomad Poetics, 2003]

Poemstones: Splice (2014) [Interpreting a collection of stones from Clarach Beach through William Kluback's, Edmond Jabes: The Poetry of the Nomad, 1998]

Dandelion Clock (2013) [gif animation of stills found on MySpace: possible Raw Shark un-texts by Steven Hall]

Bacteria Spread (2013) [gif animation of stills found on MySpace: possible Raw Shark un-texts by Steven Hall]

Sometimes I see (2012) [Unedited jpeg entry for Mark Z. Danielewski Facebook & Twitter photo competition for images of 'The Fifty Year Sword']

Ghost in the Dust (2012) [adaptation of a passage from 'Anabasis' by St. John Perse]

^^^

Howling Blue Dog: autoethnography and urban myth in extra-urban Australia, 1986 & 1987

Navigate the full collection (19 texts)

Howling Blue Dog (2012) [Chidlow, Albany and Coolgardie, Western Australia, 1986]

 

Stubbie (2012) [Port Augusta to Marla, South Australia, 1987]

 

Garden of Eden (2012) [Melbourne, Victoria, to Eden, New South Wales, 1986]

 

Gatecrash your own fantasy (2012) [Circular Quay, Paddington Market, Oxford Road and Manly, 1987]

Don't ruin the silence (2012) [Victoria Street, Potts Point, Sydney, to Cairns, Queensland, 1986]

 

North Wind (2012) [Cairns and the Barrier Reef, Queensland, 1986]

 

Route 87 Alice Springs North (2012) [Marla, South Australia, to Alice Springs, Northern Territory, 1987]

 

Oodna-bloody-datta (2013) [Top of the Oodnadatta Track, South Australia, 1987]

 

The bend (2012) [South Australia, 1987]

 

Road train (2012) [Hughenden, Queensland to Darwin, Northern Territory, via Uluru and the Daly Waters Pub, 1986]

 

Twenty Dollars (2012) [Katherine, Northern Territory, 1986]

 

White Gums drone (2012) [White Gums Fields, Alice Springs and Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, 1987]

 

Nightshift (2013) [Nullabor Plain, near Ceduna, South Australia, 1986 and 1987]

 

Elizabeth (2012) [Elizabeth, South Australia, 1986]

 

Dead Certainty (2012) [Barmera, South Australia, 1986]

 

The messenger (2012) [Loveday, South Australia and the Sturt Highway to Sydney, New South Wales, 1986]

 

Leaving town (2012) [Sydney, New South Wales, to Darwin, Northern Territory, 1987]

 

Where the roads have no names (2012) [Avon Downs, Northern Territory, 1986]

 

 

 

Where no one goes (2012) [Katherine, Northern Territory, 1986]

 

^^^

Assorted visuals

Traumtänzer (2014) [Text reworking of 2004 video recordings, partially set in German Running Hand]

The Tweed Room (2014) [Visualised reworking of a poem written in the reception of a large multinational company in Paris, 1991]

Chameleon (2013) [Whitesands Bay, St Davids, 2013 & Koh Tao, Thailand, 1988]

Within you I still sleep (2013) [Visualised song lyrics]

Lost in time (2012) [Visualisation of a fifty word mini-saga from 1990]

^^^

Polarity's Child (original web-site: use back button to return to this page)

Three ring circus (2011) [jpeg image inspired by Lou Reed live in Wolverhampton, 2011]

The messenger (2011) [Quicktime movie from iPod Touch 8mm film app and iMovie, set in South Australia, 1986]

Ambalangoda (2011) [Quicktime movie from Photoshop Elements gif animation, set in Sri Lanka, 1984]

Nothing to do with me (2011) [Quicktime movie from Photoshop Elements gif animation and parallel jpeg image]

Oral tradition (2009) [Quicktime movie from PowerPoint animation as example of a simple way of making moving text: video playback to be repaired]

Traumtänzer (2004) [Original mobile phone recordings: video playback to be repaired]

Coober Pedy (2002) [Quicktime movie from GifMation animation]

Crows (2002) [Quicktime movie from GifMation animation]

in she, who would (1999-2004) [Quicktime movie from GifMation animation, made in two parts]

Seedfall (1998) [Quicktime movie from GifMation animation]

The bend (1998) [Quicktime movie from GifMation animation]

Children of Wasini Island (1998) [jpeg image set in PageMaker 4]

Know your own father (1998) [jpeg image set in PageMaker 4]

Phra Yai (1998) [JavaScript timeline animation in GoLive Cyber Studio 3: currently only works in Internet Explorer]

History (1998) [Quicktime movie from GifMation animation from a street art image of the crucifixion of Fido Dido, Bangkok, 1992]

^^^