Airstream Poetry Festival 2018 – Cadence Video Poetry Showcase

Oct. 19–21, 2018

Airstream Poetry Festival is presented by Mother Foucault’s Bookshop.

About Airstream Poetry Festival

The Fourth Annual Airstream Poetry Festival takes place at the Sou’wester Lodge & Trailer Park in Seaview, WA.

October 19-21, join publishers, authors, and plain old book lovers for potlucks in the pavilion, readings, workshops, walks by the sea, and maybe even some karaoke.

Tickets are available for $15; in person at the bookshop, at the Sou’wester front desk, or online via Brown Paper Tickets.

Cadence: A Seattle Videopoetry Showcase

Oct. 20, 8:45pm:
Text-based video work or video-based text—a videopoem makes meaning that would not exist if the text was without image, the image without text. Programmed in collaboration with Chelsea Werner-Jatzke, Cadence presents a gathering of videopoetry from Seattle artists including Shin Yu Pai, Nikkita Oliver, and Amaranth Borsuk, as well as the outcomes of the Cadence Videopoetry Workshop offered through NWFF and some new goodies.

All weekend:
Throughout the weekend, Take part in an interactive exquisite corpse poetry writing exercise which will be adapted into a short video poem by Seattle artist Shaun Kardinal.

Short Film Program:

Adrian Alarilla – To a Map of Manila

Troy Osaki – Year of the Dragon

Allison Morton – Dreamscape

Kamari Bright – Royaltee

Shin Yu Pai + Michael Barakat – heyday

Jay Kim – White Noise

Chelsea Werner-Jatzke – Sports Center

Victoria Harrell + Anisa Jackson – Disinter

William Myers – Remain

Ellie Dicola – Sounding Triggers

Sarah Baker – Defense Mechanisms

Rebecca Starkey + Maya Jewell Zeller + Carrie DeBacker + Knox Gardner – Alchemy for Cells and Other Beasts

Barrett White – Untitled (Triptych)

Rana San – intimate (v.)

Amaranth Borsuk + Andy Fitch – June 17th

Nikkia Atkinson + Long Tran – Dinosaurs in the Hood

Sierra Nelson + Rachel Kessler + Britta Johnson – Four Imagined Movies

Nikkita Oliver + Bryan Tucker – Firearms


Cadence Video Poetry Festival, presented by Northwest Film Forum, programmed in collaboration with Seattle author Chelsea Werner-Jatzke and artist Rana San, is a series of screenings, workshops, and discussions on the genre of video poetry, during National Poetry Month.

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1515 12th Ave,

Seattle, WA 98122

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