forthcoming events


Poetry + Video Screening Tour 2019

‘Broken Words’ will be part of this exciting new touring program.

Poetry + Video, a new touring program of shorts from around the world. This hour-long collection surveys diverse contemporary expressions of poetry in video. A wide range of approaches includes: screen adaptations of page poetry, prose poetry, animations, poetry from found text and media, poetic cinema, text-on-screen, and spoken word.
— Maria Craven

Digital Writer’s Festival 2018

Maria is a Digital Writers’ Festival artist this year! Listen, learn and play right here in hyperspace from Oct 30-Nov 3, streaming everywhere. Check out the program:

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The Birthday Party  2018

The Birthday Party is a short film written and directed by Maria Vella. It is currently in post-production. 



Queensland Poetry Festival 2017

24 -27 August Maria Vella's videopoem, 'Broken Words', 'Secrets' and 'Annimali', will be part of the festival's offical program. 


'Broken Words' published by Going Down Swinging 2017


Newcastle Writers Festival 2017

6 - 8 April 'The Span', commissioned by Spineless Wonders will be showing at the festival. 


Geelong After Dark 2017

5 May In collaboration with prize winning poet David McCooey, Available Light is a sound and visual installation. David McCooey

Photo by  David McCooey

Photo by David McCooey