Happenings

Happenings

Motionpoems Presents CHAOS ON THE GREEN LINE

In June of 2017, Motionpoems partnered with Pixel Farm Creative and Egg Music to create a first-of-its-kind 360º VR experience aboard the Twin Cities Green Line train. Using geolocation, riders can use Google Cardboard or any VR viewer to experience a surreal virtual environment that emulates the train’s actual movement and orientation. The experience is still available. Download the Chaos on the Green Line app free for iOS or Android and climb aboard! Click here to learn more.

Motionpoems Screenings in 2016

Motionpoems Screenings in 2016:

Premiere, Walker Art Center, MN (15 films)
Crested Butte Film Festival (CO)
AWP Conference booth, Minneapolis, MN

“Steel and Air”

A new motionpoem, adapted by Sparky Stories from John Ashbery’s untitled prose poem:

And now I cannot remember how I would have had it. It is not a conduit (confluence?) but a place. The place, of movement and an order. The place of old order. But the tail end of the movement is new. Driving us to say what we are thinking. It is so much like a beach after all, where you stand and think of going no further. And it

Motionpoems Screenings in 2015

Motionpoems Screenings in 2015:

Premiere, Walker Art Center, MN (14 films)
Reuters News Service, worldwide (1 film)
MSP Int’l Film Festival, MN (7 films)
Forecast Public Art Film Festival, MN (Arrivals & Departures documentary, 1 film)
Flux Festival, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (1 film)
Iron Horse Film Festival, Texas Tech U, TX (3 films)
Festival Silêncio, Lisbon Portugal (2 films)
Trinindad + Tobago Int’l Film Festival (1 film)
Jundiaí Brazil (1 film)
100 films in 100 minutes by Kiev International Short Film Festival, Ukraine (1 film)
Other film festivals including: Free Range Film Festival (MN), Square Lake Festival

Motionpoems Screenings in 2014

Motionpoems Screening in 2014:

Premiere, Walker Art Center, MN, cross-listed with the MSP Int’l Film Festival (16 films)
Cube Gallery, Phoenix Gallery, Leicester, England (1 film shown in April, May, June)
ReVersed Poetry Film Festival, Kriterion Cinema, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2 films shown April)
Showcase at the Museum of Outdoor Arts, Englewood, Colorado (10 films)
Showcase, 13th Floor Film Festival, Carmichael Lynch rooftop, Minneapolis (5 films)
Square Lake Music and Film Festival, Stillwater, Minnesota (2 films)
Premiere of our first block-wide projection: Arrivals & Departures at Union Depot