Author Archives: William Stopha

About William Stopha

I am a performance poet and media artist who goes by the name of William Stopha. Also know as Chris by some. You can read, hear and watch my material at www.williamstopha.com or www.myspace.com/williamstopha. You can also follow my shorter bullet thoughts at www.twitter.com/williamstopha. My artwork and research explore grass roots creativity, collaboration, the communication of alternative ideology and the politics of performance.

Bell Hooks on learning

“Throughout my years as student and professor, I have been most inspired by those teachers who have had the courage to transgress those boundaries that would confine each pupil to a rote, assembly-line approach to learning. Such teachers approach students … Continue reading

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Full loop…

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Bringing the myths together…

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Ta Nai…

Collaboration – Conjuring So sometimes I doodle… The post below shows a few of my doodles… Rarely you meet people who connect with your doodles.  Rarely you might cross paths with a clever and creative friend who connects with your doodle, … Continue reading

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Sketches

I have thrown some of the ideas below together… They all start with a story telling form and then the metaphors emerge…  Could they all interweave into one piece?      

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Ink thoughts…

I have been concerned for years with the metaphor – the poetic tool – the image with words!  How an image with words allows for infinite interpretations.  How the metaphor saves us from literal ‘truths’ and instead invites further ideas … Continue reading

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Research proposal…

So the deadline is 14th March 2011 – a week tomorrow.  In that time I need to write 5 pages by way of a proposal for my PhD studies application!  This post and the next few subsequent post will be … Continue reading

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