Vince Laws is a poet, artist, performer, campaigner. He writes poetry, performs poetry and makes visual poetry, paintings, collage, posters, film, installations and recordings: “As an artist, I define what art is. As a poet, I define what a poem is. If my art can be anything from a painting to a concept, so can my poetry. I am a poem.”
Vince Laws invites contributions for the Living Poem
16 May 2011
It started as an idea. What would happen if you asked people to add words to a poem? Or substitute words? I’ll find out on Saturday 14th May when The Living Poem is launched (7.30-9.30pm) at St Margaret’s Church of Art, St Benedict’s Street, Norwich, as part of the annual Fringe Festival. In fact I’ve been allocated such a generous space there will be 6 Living Poems, with the public invited to answer the following questions: What do you believe in? What mistake did you...
Vince publishes a Poem for a Wedding
25 May 2011
I was commissioned to write a poem for a wedding. Here it is. Vows Would you care to dance with me through tunnels of trees and lime leaves so sharply green I fear for our safety? Take me by the hand and let’s enjoy a long slow waltz old fashioned maybe but far from false. Would you care to dance with me beneath boughs and across a floral veranda? Any dance will do if it’s danced with you - a foxtrot or a samba. Would you care to dance with me? Lead me to the floor and embrace me...