Baltic Humanoids / Itämeren ihmiseläimet

Thursday, November 26th, 2020
Oodi Central Library, Helsinki

Baltic Humanoids / Itämeren ihmiseläimet
Organized by: Noxlit / Sivuvalo
Moderator: José Luis Rico

Poets residing in Nordic and Baltic countries will read poetry in their original with Finnish and Spanish translation. The reading will be interspersed with a discussion on the current state of poetry in Finnish, Russian, and Spanish. A special attention will be allotted to the symbolic function of bodies, animals, objects, and landscapes as new modes of social critique and of describing an ongoing planetary transformation in poetry. 
Kati Neuvonen (Finland), author of Naku, 2009
Hamdam Zakirov (Usbekistan/Finland), author of Kaukana mereltä, 2016
Sini Silveri (Finland), author of Titaanidisko, 2020; Helsingin Sanomat opera prima literary prize nominee, 2020
Roxana Crisólogo, (Peru/Finland), author of Trenes, 2010/2019, and Kauneus/La belleza, 2020; and cultural producer.

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