VANESSA VIE

"Poets, come out of your closets,
Open your windows, open your doors,
You have been holed-up too long
in your closet worlds"

-- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Collage: (the)Mask of Anarchy I understand Anarchy as the most intense & urgent need for change, ending any socially impoverishing policy -- without violence -- -- Britain needs to get rid of the Tory Government forthrightly. Grenfell Tower's massacre: I spoke to a man there,Latimer neighbour, who witnessed this mass-homicide; he told me he was […]
Frankfurt is an amazing city and the politeness and generosity of its people was rather surprising.  Thank you to all organisers & workers of the Festival and to my artistic colleagues. Thank you to my friend Inka Maine for translating my poems and song-poems into German;                    […]
  Arisen from out of my Brown Dc Martens shoes ⇐click to read
http://www.fourcornersfilm.co.uk/partisan-coffee-house-may-2017⇐link with more details   EVENT was held at the following time, date, and location: Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM (BST) Four Corners Gallery   121 Roman Road E2 0QN London United Kingdom  Poet, musician and artistic catalyst Michael Horovitz in collaboration with fellow performer and artist Vanessa Vie, in a musical- […]
  From out of tight buds, pink flowers⇐ click on it to read. Collage by V.Vie (2014)   I wrote my poem after Housman’s below:  Loveliest of trees, the cherry now by A.E.Housman Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough And stands about the woodland ride Wearing white for Eastertide. […]
    “From Him to Her ” ⇐♥ Click on title to Read   “Eating Rowan berries“⇐♥ click on title to read  Collage hereunder is not illustration of texts. “The Witness II” — collage/January 2017
    AUTUMN SKETCHES: FEMALE SPLEEN, INTERZONES ⇐click to read In the abattoir Boys' hands Are limpid They fall Onto their genitals Looking for some power To voice their existence     “Bright Star” (Autumn 2016)  — collage I’ve made this collage during the writing of “Autumn Sketches: Female Spleen, Interzones”, but it is not an illustration […]
 Looking back at Aldeburgh In August 2013 we were invited by Caroline Wiseman to spend three days in Aldeburgh, exhibiting our visual work in her Art House Gallery on Crag Path, and performing music and poetry in her groundbreaking Lookout Tower, which surges magisterial on the strand facing the gallery. The party was on. Bleached […]
This post is a bit delayed for it was on the 31st October 2016 I was invited to the laying of a Wreath at Poet’s Corner — Westminster Abbey — honouring John Keats on his 221 Birth Anniversary; The Dean and Chapter of Westminster Abbey welcomed friends of the Keats Foundation, Keats House and The […]
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SOME OF MY VISUAL INVENTIONS: PAINTINGS & COLLAGES. The soundtrack to the slide, ‘Jazz Kitchen’ is a poem of mine with Peter Lemer on piano. This track (still work in progress) will be part of VVie & M Horovitz’s forthcoming album ‘Lyrical Soulmates Unanimous’. Recorded at Moving Finger Studio (Bishops Stortford). Click on the Collage below to see the slide and listen to the track.
Drawings & other Little Visual Inventions/ Click on photo below to see the slide. The soundtrack-song ‘Song of the Firebird’ was written in 2014 for MH. It’ll be included in the forthcoming album ‘Lyrical Soulmates Unanimous’.
2019 Photo taken by friend & photographer Lubka Gangarova. Click on the photo to access her website.
Below, Michael Horovitz & myself outside The Hepworth Wakefield Gallery. Photograph by Joanne Crawford [joannecrawford.com]. Click on the photo to access New Departures/Poetry Olympics’s website.
‘Sky Rocket’ — In between 2005 and 2009 I fronted the alternative-rock band: Rockatron. We were recording our first album when the band broke in 2009. Click on the photo-edit below taken by Jo Syz [josyz.com] life at The Dublin Castle, Camden, to listen to the track.
Click on IT logo below to access International Times Home Page. Includes: OPEN WINDOWS (Press Release by Adam Horovitz) & THE NAME ON THE DOOR (review by David Erdos)
CLICK ON VISUAL INVENTION BELOW TO LISTEN TO THE AMAZING BLACKBIRD REACHING OUT FROM A TREE IN POWIS SQUARE, NOTTING HILL.[2/01/2020]