less fragile than we. 2010. 1' home is longing rather than belonging, past-present-futures a fragile and poetic beauty despite (it) all - a wee poem for new years in 2010 for all yu's out there. sean (burn)
sean burn's latest poetry film first medovnik then. 3'05''. 2009. (produced as part of undercovered festival, cesta, czech republic and dedicated to czech artists vĕra chytilová and eva švankmajerová) - this work celebrates resistances of 1968 (prague spring), charter 77 and the velvet revolution of 1989. produced to celebrate 20th anniversary of the fall of the iron curtain while reminding we are still not free
p.s. yu might also like to know i have a new book of poetry out now.
wings are giving out : sean burns 3rd full length collection from skrev press (www.skrevpress.com) is launched this weekend. (see attached e-flier). wings are giving out (isbn 978-1-904646-56-3) contains long poems commissioned and toured across this past decade. inside you will find voltaire as a 300 year old tyneside barista, riffs on free-improvising pianist marilyn crispell, responses to some of eva švankmajerovás many amazing and provocative surrealisms, an exploration of mental distress and recovery, love and loss, ultimately revealing pearls within the city and crossing the borders between poetry and song.