Poetry Connections: A Multilingual and Multimedia Performance in Chennai and Pune, India, December 8 - 12, 2010
As part of the Literature Across Frontier’s (LAF) translation workshop, POETRY CONNECTIONS: A Multilingual and Multimedia Performance will be held in India across two cities – Chennai and Pune. The poetry translation workshop leading up to these events is scheduled to be held from 8th to 15th December, 2010 at Pondicherry. Eight national and international poets (Arjun Bali, Bill Herbert, Meena Kandasamy, Raphael Bendicht Urweider, Robin Ngangom, Roselyne Sibille, Sampurna Chattarji, Zoe Skoulding) will be participating in the workshop. The six-day intensive workshop is envisaged to bring poets in contact with various contexts of their languages, regions, styles, formats etc. With musical, visual and performative aspects the poets will interact with each other in the beautiful environs of Adishakti.
The cross-translation and creative work achieved during this intensive workshop will be showcased as a performance at the inaugural of the Prakriti Poetry Festival on the 15th December in Chennai and as part of the Open Space on the 18th December in Pune.
15 December 2010, 7pm
Amethyst Gopalapuram, Chennai
18 December 2010, 6.30pm
Kala Chaya Campus, Opp Vikhe Patil School, Patrakar Nagar Road, Chaturshrungi, Pune