© Suzie Hanna & Jude Cowan Montague 2020
Commissioned by BBC Ideas 2020
© Suzie Hanna & Doyali Islam 2019In her poem water for canaries, award-winning Toronto poet Doyali Islam contemplates an Associated Press photograph taken during a ceasefire within the July 2014 bombing of Beit Hanoun. Animator Suzie Hanna has collaborated to create a short poetry film using hand-cut stencils and paint to emphasize the chaotic atmosphere and to celebrate the nurture of fragile life amid destruction.
© Suzie Hanna 2019
Glenda Jackson provides the voice of poet Stevie Smith in this animated interpretation of her extraordinary 1950's poem 'The Blue from Heaven'. Suzie Hanna has adapted and animated the poet's own drawings to communicate her rueful, wistful, comic, and melancholy themes with music and sound design by Phil Archer.
Animarginalia are short, rapidly created sketch animations made in response to words in a body of text as a way of exploring their meaning as a form of temporal marginalia © Suzie Hanna 2018
Invented and created for presenting the literary memoir,Girl with Dove by Sally Bayley
Emily Dickinson and the Responsive Body -
Disruption, Interruption and Temporality
Dir: Suzie Hanna & Hayley Winter
Curators:Suzie Hanna & Richard Fair
Suzie Hanna set up a small publishing company in 2011, Wheatfen Books, and has published her mother's memoirs, which was shortlisted for the East Anglian Book Awards 2012.
From Osborne House to Wheatfen Broad, Memoirs of Phyllis Ellis