An Ekphrastic Review of Ilona Pappene Demecs and Evonne Miller's "Woven Narratives: A Craft Encounter with Tapestry Weaving in a Residential Ages Care Facility

  • Adrian Schoone Auckland University of Technology
Keywords: visual poetry, found poetry, intergenerational, ekphrasis

Abstract

The visual poem, “The loom,” is an ekphrastic response to Ilona Pappne Demecs’s article “Woven Narratives: A Craft Encounter with Tapestry Weaving in a Residential Ages Care Facility.” By drawing words and phrases from Demec’s article, the author wove a word tapestry, in a technique learnt from a child in a South Auckland primary school in New Zealand.

Author Biography

Adrian Schoone, Auckland University of Technology

Adrian Schoone is a senior lecturer in Education. Through poetic inquiry approaches, Adrian researches in the areas of alternative and inclusive education. Adrian completed New Zealand’s first poetic inquiry-based PhD.

References

Bollobás, E. (1986). Poetry of visual enactment: The concrete poem. Word & Image, 2(3), 279-285.

Pappne Demecs, I., & Miller, E. (2019). Woven narratives: A craft encounter with tapestry weaving in a residential aged care facility. Art/Research International: A Transdisciplinary Journal (4)1, 256-286.

Published
2019-02-27