-ed is Alastair’s film of a poem by Mairi Campbell-Jack, from her collection This is a Poem. Alastair writes: “It took a long time for me to begin this filmpoem for two reasons: I have been busy with this summer’s solo film and photography show as part of the Edinburgh Festival; also the poem is dark and yet meditative, lifting to a powerful crescendo and as a result I felt that I needed to introduce a figurative element. So I ruminated…”

-ed was premiered at the Hidden Door 2 in October 2010 and will be shown at StAnza, the Scottish Poetry Festival, from 16-20th March 2011.