Experimental Media: Christy Sheffield Sanford’s “Lock Stitch or Philomela”

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Christy Sheffield Sanford

Lock Stitch or Philomela

“Lock Stitch or Philomela” by Christy Sheffield Sanford is an experimental retelling of a story from Ovid’s Metamorphoses.

“This is the fourth of ten films. Birds, hems, and a chorus feature in each one. Lock Stitch or Philomela is a bedtime horror story for adults that contains animation, text and images by Christy Sheffield Sanford. The piece incorporates inherent poetic qualities of movie and image-making programs. The music is Quatre Saisons Carrosse – Automne by Bacalao from the Free Music Archive. Lock Stitch or Philomela is part of The Hem-nal, a collaboration with Charlotte M. Porter.”

Christy Sheffield Sanford

View the video on O:JA&L’s Youtube channel.

About the writer:
Christy Sheffield Sanford lives in North Florida near the Atlantic Ocean. She has won a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry and is the author of seven small press books including Sur les Pointes (The Ballerina and the Sea Anemone) and The Cowrie Shell Piece (Baroque and Rococo Strains). Her digital poetry animations have appeared in Carbon Culture (“Julia Child’s Legs”), Amp (“Nadine’s Shoulders in Moonlight“) and Atticus Review (“Poe’s Purloined Molars”). Her video “Nadine’s Shoulders in Moonlight” was chosen to be shown at ELO18 (Electronic Literature Organization) in Montreal. Sanford was the first trAce Virtual Writer-in-Residence.

By | 2019-04-12T21:25:05+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Digital Arts, Lyric, Mixed Forms, Mixed Media, Narrative, Poetry, STUDIO ARTS|