Silent Room: A Journey of Language is a collaborative video poem project funded by Arts Council England.
Denise Saul, project founder and poet, and Helmie Stil, filmmaker, work with individuals who have the speech disability, aphasia, to produce a series of video poems. Denise Saul’s Of Glass is the first one in this series.
Of Glass by Denise Saul
Haide Rollo is a workshop participant and emerging poet. Her video poem, Bird, is the second one in the series. Haide used prompts, writing and hand gesture to create a poem about silent places.
Bird by Haide Rollo
Joe Varona is an emerging poet and workshop participant. Knocking on Heaven’s Door is the third video poem in this series. Joe used ‘poem boards’ to create his poem about silent places.
Knocking on Heaven’s Door by Joe Varona