Vince Laws is a poet, artist, performer, campaigner. He writes poetry, performs poetry and makes visual poetry, paintings, collage, posters, film, installations and recordings: â€œAs 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.â€
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...
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...