Thursday, 19 July 2012

National Gallery Twitter Poem Competition

Just as Ovid inspired Titian and Titian inspired Metamorphosis: Titian 2012, the National Gallery challenges you to write a poem inspired by Titian’s 'Diana and Actaeon', 'The Death of Actaeon' and 'Diana and Callisto' in 140 characters or less.

The prize

Folio book
The winning poem will be chosen by leading poet George Szirtes and Jillian Barker, Director of Education, Information and Access at the National Gallery. It will be published on the National Gallery website with comments from the judges.
The author of the winning poem will also receive:
Five runners-up will also win a copy of 'Metamorphosis: Poems Inspired by Titian'.

How to enter

To enter the competition:
  • Write one poem inspired by 'Diana and Actaeon', 'The Death of Actaeon' and/or 'Diana and Callisto' in 140 characters or less (your poem can be about all three paintings or only one)
  • Tweet your poem (in one tweet) by 23 September 2012
  • Include #titianpoem in the tweet
Details and some interesting tips here

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