Visual Poems ~ The Magic of Images and Words opened May 4th at The Edge Gallery, and remains open until June 4th. The exhibit is located in the cathedral, and on the parapets and adjoining room of the castle. One of the artist/poets has works outside next to the cathedral, and there are also other installations on the grounds and in the castle.
Shown above, images by Ladmilla and words by Eli Medier.
The Edge Gallery is owned by Ladmilla. I participated in this exhibit, and found it to be a very positive experience. Everyone else involved, except for my poet collaborator, was previously unknown to me, and everyone I encountered was welcoming and friendly.
An opening party was held on Saturday, May 4th.
Upstairs in the cathedral, Patrick Ireland has a restful and green, Asian inspired installation, which has a different ambiance than the portion I photographed above.
Also upstairs in the cathedral were words and images by Kapaan. The images have animated elements, and appear to be visible through a crumbling wall. The poems are rotating on the image. The castle is visible through the window shown on the left.
Jaz created both the poems and images for her part in the exhibit.
Over in the castle, the ground floor has a permanent exhibit of Ladmilla’s work. Climbing up ladders, you’ll find more of the exhibit on the parapets and connecting rooms.
The process that Klaus and I used flowed smoothly. I made a collection of a few virtual photos, and more of digital art, then gave Klaus a choice for writing poetry. My work is not prescriptive, and I found the words complementary to the images. The poetry pieces are in the contents of the art.
Other artists and poets are Alena Pit & Viktor Savior, Mirbelle Biederman (mirabelle sweetwater), Venicio Armin, and TaraAers & Olean (oleanhorok) whose works are shown in a post by Inara Pey.
The Gallery is also hosting photography by Ani (anibrm jung) and 3D art by YANN Gyro (sempiternel) and Melodie Heart (mariemadeleine38). There’s much to see so best to allow plenty of time to take in the poetry and images.