Feasts of Fear and Agony | Bram Van Camp

“Feasts of Fear and Agony”: of expressionist poetry to kinetic typography.

When Paul van Ostaijen wrote his ‘Feesten van angst en pijn’ (Feasts of Fear and Agony, 1918-1921), he was looking for a new language detached from narrative meaning. Through the use of handwriting, colours and experimental arrangements on the page, he suggests that his poetry does not necessarily have to signify anything concrete.
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Versporen

The poem ‘Versporen’ by Chantal Sap has one central theme: the Holocaust trains during WWII, in contrast to the current human migrations in Europe.
This poem is based on ‘Different Trains’, a three-movement piece for string quartet and tape written by Steve Reich in 1988. Continue Reading →

Sea Of Tranquillity | Hans Op De Beeck

Title Sequence & closing Credit animation for ‘Sea Of Tranquillity’
Written and Directed by Hans Op de Beeck. Continue Reading →

Het Huwelijk | Willem Elsschot

“Het Huwelijk” is a poem by the Belgian writer Willem Elsschot.
The typographic interpretation was made for “Tussen droom en Daad”,
the opening festival of the Willem Elsschot year in Antwerp. Continue Reading →

Woest | Tom Lanoye

Een Literaire Solo Tournee van en met Tom Lanoye.
“Tom Lanoye maakte met “Woest” een literaire voorstelling die woord en beeld knap combineert, die een andere klemtoon legt voor wie de teksten kent en die uitnodigt voor wie zijn oeuvre minder goed kent.”
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