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

Westbourne Finissage ⇐Click on invitation for more details.     “This day — the day we lay our offerings — unbounded”  (from Epiphany song by V.Vie/Jan 2016)   ” Midwinter petals fan the air/where’er thou listeth & similar sent                       iments   Let them fly with yon […]
“… Reinvigorated Virtue, Sara! Sara —  wake up in the morning refreshed! A new cycle has begun —  aplomb To unclench your closed clutched hand” ROYALTIES TO SARA    ⇐ click to read the poem   Frederick the Gold fish : Listening to Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. (Collage, gouache & crayon on paper)    
  Unfortunately, The Idler has closed — hurt by technology & capitalism. It was TRULY RECOMMENDED !  FANTASTIC BOOK STOCK! SUBLIME COFFEE & WORKSHOPS!     →     Idler Flyer  <click to SPY> This morning I browsed through the first pages of a book by Carlo Rovelli — “Seven brief lessons on physics”  to discover that […]
  We are recording songs & poems — More details will follow CD SOON AVAILABLE   LYRICAL-SOUL-MATES   Vanessa Vie & Michael Horovitz are recording at Moving Finger Studios ( Bishops Stortford )
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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]