Invisible Octopus Poem:
“Here’s a poem, a narrative, an animation, of a life triumphant below the load of a debilitating sickness M.E., of a lady whose phrases are her lifeline, an inspiration to others.” Dolores Ronayne, Poet.
‘Invisible Octopus’ poem began off as narration to a puppetry movie throughout a mentoring alternative with Dr. Emma Fisher, funded by Arts & Incapacity Eire Join Scheme 2019. The publication of the poem obtained the assist of a Skilled Improvement Artlinks Bursary 2020. The shadow puppetry imagery spotlight additional the stark actuality of life with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E).
The ‘Invisible Octopus’ Poem (2.12 min) Learn by Corina Duyn
This poem and the pictures on this brief video are the bases for the Ribbon of Light exhibition. To learn the journey I made to get to this exhibition, please learn on my BLOG HERE These shadow pictures have been created on an overhead projector and mirrored on the alternative wall. A collection of 12 restricted version A4 prints, A5 greeting playing cards with abstracts from the poem, in addition to a restricted version accordion type A6 booklet with full poem and pictures can be found beneath.
Visiting the Exhibition (contains video-poem) (6 min.)
To order a poem, prints or playing cards – see pictures beneath – select from the drop down menu and click on ‘add to cart’. Please e mail me with the numbers of your chosen playing cards or prints. (See numbers below the thumbnail pictures – by clicking on the picture) All together with postage, aside from orders of framed prints to be posted overseas. Thanks
- Restricted version (1/100) ‘Invisible Octopus’ Poem pamphlet €12.50
- Greeting playing cards: Three playing cards €20; Full set of twelve playing cards €50
- Full set of twelve playing cards and Poem booklet €60
- Restricted Version Prints: (1/5): Unframed €15; Three A4 prints unframed €40; Framed A4 Print €60 *; Two framed prints €100**
- *Framed prints features a copy of the poem booklet.
- ** Two Framed prints not but listed within the possibility part, but when two framed prints ordered, I’ll refund accordingly. Thanks
A6 restricted version (postcard measurement) Poem booklet €12.50Restricted version Poem booklet when folded up
Prints and playing cards: 1 to 12 (from prime left)
Frames handmade in EireArticle in Dungarvan Observer by Christy Parker in regards to the resolution that that is my final exhibition
See my article (Dec. 2020) on Arts & Well being.ie of their ‘Reflections’ Sequence “My Art and M.E.: The Demands of a Creative Mind” A real honour to be requested.
See HERE for a podcast carried out by Emma Windsor from Puppet Place in Bristol exploring my ‘Invisible Octopus’ challenge, wanting again at how this happened. Query 5 offers with Octopus, half six why I opted for poetry. Whole podcast 24 minutes – particular person segments accessible on Vimeo.
A latest Podcast with Amy Amantea about my work: listen HERE