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DISAPPEAR HERE

9 X WRITERS 9 X FILM-MAKERS / 27 POETRY FILMS / COVENTRY RINGROAD

9 X WRITERS 9 X FILM-MAKERS CREATING POETRY FILMS ABOUT COVENTRY RINGROAD

THE WRITINGS ON THE WALL

Emily Wright talks about her filming collaboration with Martin Green...

My collaborator Martin Green selected 50 words from works by Phillip Larkin about his childhood to write on the bricks.

My collaborator Martin Green selected 50 words from works by Phillip Larkin about his childhood to write on the bricks.

We chose this seemingly nondescript section of the wall as the setting for our first film.

We chose this seemingly nondescript section of the wall as the setting for our first film.

Larkin’s childhood home, Penvorn, was demolished to make way for the Coventry Ring Road.

Larkin’s childhood home, Penvorn, was demolished to make way for the Coventry Ring Road.

If you look closely at the blue brick walls surrounding the Coventry Ring Road you can see all sorts of beautiful patterns in the bricks.

If you look closely at the blue brick walls surrounding the Coventry Ring Road you can see all sorts of beautiful patterns in the bricks.

Martin wrote these words in chalk on separate bricks all the way down the wall.

Martin wrote these words in chalk on separate bricks all the way down the wall.

I photographed the words on the different bricks to use in our film.

I photographed the words on the different bricks to use in our film.

The bricks merge with the chalk words.

The bricks merge with the chalk words.

This transition draws attention to the beauty and variety that can be found even in the most unpromising places.

This transition draws attention to the beauty and variety that can be found even in the most unpromising places.

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