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“Pandemic”: a poem by Lynn Ungar

“Pandemic”: a poem by Lynn Ungar

In this video essay Emily Downe brings to life visually the powerful and moving poem Pandemic by Lynn Ungar. 28/03/2020

‘Do not reach out your hands. Reach out your heart. Reach out your words. Reach out all the tendrils of compassion that move, invisibly, where we cannot touch.’

With thanks to Lynn Ungar for writing the poem and inspiring Emily Downe to produce this short film.


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Emily Downe

Emily Downe

Emily is Creative Content Designer at Theos. She graduated with a MA in Documentary Animation from the Royal College of Art and achieved her BA in Illustration Animation at Kingston University. Alongside working as Creative Designer at Theos, she works independently as an animation director.

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Posted 28 March 2020

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