-ed is Alastair’s film of a poem by Mairi Campbell-Jack, from her collection This is a Poem. Mairi has an MA in Creative Writing from Edinburgh Napier University and has had her poetry, prose and non-fiction published in various magazines and anthologies.
Alastair notes “It took a long time for me to begin this filmpoem for two reasons: I have been busy with this summer’s solo film and photography show as part of the Edinburgh Festival; also the poem is dark and yet meditative, lifting to a powerful crescendo and as a result I felt that I needed to introduce a figurative element. So I ruminated…”
-ed was premiered at the Hidden Door in October 2010 and screened at StAnza, the Scottish Poetry Festival, in March 2011.