Projects

Literary Creatures

An improvisational performance based on audience participation, Literary Creatures ran for three consecutive weekends in September 2018 for the Philly Fringe Festival.

Typewriter Love Fest

SpaceX & Tesla

Performing #FreePoetry at SpaceX & Tesla for Valentine’s Day.

Epiphonia

an Official Bureaucratic Love Letter from the Governing Bodies of the Universe, addressed specifically to You e-book (free) Limited Edition ($30) Print ($10) Zine ($5)

"Evensongs" by BLR (1/4)

Evensongs

* evensongs lyric essay non-fiction written in Sweden, edited in Los Angeles, published in Philly Purchase the publication (Eastern Iowa Review) Purchase a print for $27

Year of Bird

A collection of “tiny sounds.”

Imagination Is The New Work

(or, How To Burn Out On Art) by Billimarie Lubiano Robinson Read the essay on Medium.com, TypewriterPoetry.com It’s not that artists shouldn’t be paid for their labor, but we ought to refuse the assignation of value and worth purely based on salability or the validation of institutions. Systems will always seek to swallow us. We […]

Hotbits Film Festival

During intermission, A Ti Nyalien corralled the crowd into ecstatic sounds of loneliness, isolation, & joy.

Billimarie traveling with her pink typewriter and gifting Free Poetry to strangers. September 2013

Typewriter Poetry

From 2011-2015, Billimarie wandered around the country with her typewriter gifting FREE POETRY to strangers. Letter art (2013)[/caption]

STEM Diversity Podcast

Episode 9: Bringing Nonprofits to the Digital World

tilt

tilt (close-up) * the “maps” series 63″ x 39″ Abstract Acrylics, Sharpies, and gesso upon loose canvas Paint brushes, fingerprints, doodles (hieroglyphics, lyrics) Inspired by a vision I had during x xxxxxxxxx xxxx xxxx xx xxxxxxx xxx. Purchase a print for $75 Purchase the original for $800

"valentine (ii)" from the #PettyArtGang "Valentine" painting series by BLR. Small abstract. Red, black, and white abstract painting symbolizing the other woman, heartache, lies, cheating, and betrayal. (2017)

Valentine

valentine (i) * valentine (ii) * valentine (iii) * valentine (iv) * valentine (v) * valentine (vi) * valentine (vii) * valentine (viii) * valentine (ix) * the “valentine” series 4.25″ x 2.75″ Abstract Acrylics and gesso upon canvas sketch paper Paint brushes, safety pin, and fingerprints Paintings (i-v) were created With Love while meditating, […]

Private Drafts

From January 2nd, 2019 to January 2nd, 2020 mid-March 2019, Billimarie typed one page on her typewriter every sunrise at the corner of Cedar Park (50th and Baltimore in West Philly).

TAOTPTIHK

"valentine (v)" from the "Valentine" painting series by BLR. Small abstract. Featuring brown, white, and black as soft, skin, heartache, lies, cheating, and betrayal. (2017)

mangled.crystalis();

mangled.crystalis(‘heart’); * the “mangled.crystalis();” series 9.25″ x 13.50″ Abstract Acrylics and gesso upon loose canvas Paint brushes, safety pin The title is based on the anatomy of a JavaScript function. The function itself is called “mangled.crystalis,” taking after a private metaphor. The parameter is the changing element: ‘heart’, for example, was inspired by Valentine (VIII). […]

Lady Palabra

Pipe Dream Tactics

Pipe Dream Tactics is a project by Billimarie which embraces impracticality and overrides fear through the playful exploration of pipe dreams. Billimarie created Pipe Dream Tactics as an exploration of two distinct truths: You are what you dream to be.To live is to actively pursue dreams. Below is the original essay from 2015. Wishful ThinkingmeetsFoolish […]

You Are*

Logline: A woman attempts to subvert reality by burning out on art.Runtime: 12 min 55 secGenre: experimental, non-fiction, non-linear, introspection.

Literary Carnival

Originally published in 2013 on TypewriterPoetry.com. While wandering in Oregon, the Newer York contacted me about appearing at their annual Literary Carnival. I got back home to Los Angeles just in time last Friday for the event. The carnival itself is a theatrical book release for an experimental literary journal. The show was full of performance, readings, […]

In The Blink

“In The Blink”Billimarie Lubiano Robinson First rule of editing: we are attractedto human bodies. It is always the facewe turn to. Before that:     eyes. Lovershold the ability to shiftthrough irises’ debris. I remember yours,those tins of brown     — mine, a darker shade     of brown —though my memory is scentedworse […]

Corrugated Hearts

Logline: In a world of 2.0 boxes, Jake must choose between an upgrade or love.Runtime: 06 min 15 secGenre: no dialogue, experimental, trippy, cute, sci-fi.

Sugar Water

Awards 1st Place: “Beyond Wisconsin Award” (Milwaukee Spotlight Student Film Festival) “Lizzie Award for Visual Effects” (Harvard-Westlake Film Festival) “Visual Arts Award” (Reel Teens Film Festival) “Best Editing” (Video in the Classroom Award) “Best High School Entry” (Kanza Film Festival) “Best Overall” (Kanza Film Festival) 2nd Place (Giffoni Hollywood Film Festival) 2nd Place (Mission College […]