a project of photography, sound and poetry - back to OVERVIEW
In this project I want to follow in the footsteps of famous writers and poets with the aim to reinterpret and investigate the landscape, the people and contemporean poets living there who create new poetry and art, with my subjective photography, video, sound and poetry. I want to reflect the role of poets and artists to the societal discussion and view on nature, environment and in modern times to "sustainability"
interpreting the poetry of well known poets about their journeys and landscapes and link them to contemporary poetry in the same region - What does earth give to poetry, and what does the poet give to earth?
Interpreting the poetry of well known poets as Pablo Neruda with his "Canto General", Rilke never ending journeys through Europe, Jack Kerouak with "On the Road", Heinrich Heines "Harz Journey" on foot with my camera and my subjective view on the landscape and people which have given birth to this poetry.
In the same way I want to enter into conversation with contemporary poets and portray them with photo and video to introduce the poetry in their region and explore their view on the
I am always glad, about comments, suggestions, hints to current poets and regions - see my own ideas list below- contact: elrole [at} online.de
I plan to have the interviews, fotos, texts published on my website, social media, a YouTube channel. On the long run I am planning to publish a book.
Here some info for the artist / poet- what I more practically want to do.
In this project I want to follow in the footsteps of famous writers and poets with the aim to reinterpret and investigate the landscape, the people who created this poetry, with photography, video, sound and poetry.
In the same way I want to enter into conversation with contemporary poets of the same region and portray them with photo and video to introduce the poetry in their region.
This is what I intend to do with those regional poets:
Pablo Neruda Canto general
Goethe Italienische Reise
Garcia Lorca -Poeta en Nueva York
Heinrich Heine Harzreise
Jack Kerouac – On the Road
Ernest Hemingway - The old man and the sea
Georg Büchner - Deutschland ein Wintermärchen
Rilke und Venedig
Das Rheinprojekt von der Quelle bis zur Mündung
Ruben Blades Mundo
.... and your idea?