Emergency Room 204

Emergency Room 204 is comprised of two different poems written by Najma Hush, both combined together and performed in sync to music by Gabor Szabo, Lady in the Moon (Dreams,copyrights reserved Skye Records,1968); presented as Poetography with visuals from Prelinger Archives, also including vintage movie clips by Georges Méliès, Gaston Velle, F. W. Murnau and Walt Disney (all video clips © the copyright owner and used under fair use).

This poetography presentation has been created non commercially and is solely for educational purposes. Copyright © 2017 All rights reserved Najma Hush.

Free Will: Your Destiny is not Tied

Free Will: Your Destiny is not Tied. A poetry video by Najma Hush presenting poetic verse and visual arts accompanied with music. All copyrights reserved (2016). This film features synchronised footage of burlesque dancers at SwingamaJigs Festival and fire eaters from El Dorado Festival (2016). The main burlesque dancers who have been animated to the music in this video are, Miss Kitty Bang Bang and Eliza Delite. The names of the three other dancers featured herewith, are presently unknown. Any further information provided, would be appreciated so that they may be appropriately credited.
* Note: The final quote in the poem is in Arabic and has directly been quoted from the Quran “Hasbunallahu wa ni`mal Wakil’: حَسْبُنَا اللَّهُ وَنِعْمَ الْوَكِيلُ
Translated as ”God (Alone) is Sufficient for us, and He is the Best Disposer of our affairs.” آل عمران‎ : Surah Al ‘Imran (3:173)
The Music is called, ‘Astravel’ by The Sk’p – Released by Crazy Language. Licensed under Creative Commons: Attribution – NonCommercial -NoDerivs 3.0 Unported ( Many thanks to Crazy Language for kindly granting me permission to transform and build upon the original material) . Below are the links to listen to the original track and more.
crazylanguage.bandcamp.com/album/cl-047-astravel
– his bandcamp
skiponline.bandcamp.com
– soundcloud link
soundcloud.com/skiponline
– CL website
crazy-language.de/

No Greater Reward

No Greater Reward: A poetography video by Najma Hush, presenting poetic verse and visual arts accompanied with Maurice Ravel’s ” Jeux D’Eau” Poetry and photography by Najma Hush. All copyrights reserved (2016). This film features the synchronisation of double exposure images with music, spoken word and visual text. Footage includes videos of rain on the window screens of moving vehicles, layered with a Japanese fish pond, a baby Blue tit rescued and taken in by the poet for a short time, a butterfly in it’s natural environment, a couple of self portraits of the artist and most significantly, recordings from Shun Ito’s “Cosmic Birds” exhibition shown at the Manciple Bank, at the International Dance Festival, Birmingham (2016) (http://www.idfb.co.uk/whats-on/cosmic…)

Music has been sourced from the Classical Music Sound Library and various online sources claim it is by Ando Towa (http://andotowa.quu.cc/) ; licenced as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/…

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Crow it – Poe it!

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What is a Poet?

#14SecondPoem Competition

Think, Shoot, Contribute!

Answer the question above to take part and open up a global discussion about the role of a Poet in Society. 

To celebrate the forthcoming release of my debut short film, I’m inviting Poets to Think Shoot & Contribute so that together we can start a Global Debate & Celebrate our role in Society as an important and integral one. You can take part in this project online with a chance for 21 of the best#14secondpoem to be included in this film and exhibited at future Poetry Festivals & Literature Festivals. Release dates will be announced soon search for these hashtags on TwitterFacebook and Instagram#WhatisaPoet & #14SecondPoem to find out more … I would really love to hear your voice and would feel blessed if you would give me the opportunity to share what you think with the rest of the world… Come Crow With Me!!

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What is a Poet? – A Film Dedicated to Poets

Read all about my debut short film dedicated to Poets on the PhotoGiraffe Live Art blog!

Photogiraffe Live Art

PhotoGiraffe Production are very pleased to announce the forth coming release of our debut short film.  Written in poetic verse, ‘What is a Poet?’  has been created to celebrate poetry as an inclusive form of art that is currently thriving with people rich in diversity, dedicated to sharing their experience with anyone human enough to contemplate, the bitter sweet complexities of life.

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 ‘What is a Poet?’ seeks to highlight how poetry can be found in a variety of people, places, methods and practices; from musicians to painters and supermarkets to mountain tops.  This film has been created as a beacon of inspiration to remind all those who appreciate and create poetry, that what they do is a significant and powerful contribution towards the understanding of human nature and thus can affect the evolution of humankind.

Written, produced and directed by Najma Hush as a collaborative…

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Mnemosyne

Mnemosyne: A poetography video by Najma Hush presenting poetic verse and visual arts accompanied with Erik Satie’s “Gymnopedie No. 2”. Poetry and photography by Najma Hush. All copyrights reserved (2015). This film features synchronised footage of digital mandala patterns, aerial dancers and fire eaters from Cirque Du Soul. Musical bands appearing are Elle and the Pocket Belles as well as The Jenova Collective both playing at Swingamajig Festival 2015.

Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Also featuring a short audio excerpt of Douglas Rain’s voice from the 1968 film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by Stanley Kubrick (I do not own the copyrights of this particular clip and no copyright infringement has been intended).

Namesake

‘Namesake’ a poetography video by Najma Hush presenting poetic verse and visual arts accompanied with Erik Satie’s “Gymnopedie No. 1”. Poetry and photography by Najma Hush. All copyrights reserved (2015).  Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Also featuring a short clip and audio excerpts from the 1944 film, Gaslight. Starring Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer, directed by George Cukor (I do not own the copyrights from these particular clips and no copyright infringement has been intended in their use).