Enfield Poets and the Edmonton Camera Club Join forces in new exhibition at Enfield Town Library
Enfield Poet Katherine Stockton has curated a new exhibition of new poems inspired by the photograpohy of members of the Edmonton Camera Club.
Entitled “Ekphrasis” will be presented at Enfield Town Library from December 1st until December 14th.
The exhibition is also now online on our website and you can view it here
Ekphrasis, as a word, comes from the Greek ἐκ ek and φράσις phrásis, ‘out’ and ‘speak’ respectively, and the verb ἐκφράζειν ekphrázein, ‘to proclaim or call an inanimate object by name’. The practice finds its route in the classical era, in Plato and Aristotle’s ideas on ideal forms and the mimetic stages at which an object may be viewed. Today, it is a common artistic practice that creates community, artistic collaboration and a therapeutic refuge through detailed observation and interpretation.