Event: June 2022

Sun
19/6/22
05:30 PM

POETRY IN CONVERSATION: Raymond Antrobus – Can we disagree graciously?

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Lection & Talk

With Raymond Antrobus, author Jamaica/UK and Sonja vom Brocke, author and translator Germany

Raymond Antrobus hails from the London slam and Open Mic scenes. He writes autobiographical poems about his Jamaican-British heritage and about the experience of deafness, with which he was diagnosed with at age six. He is a political poet who writes about very private matters. Ilya Kaminsky and Ocean Vuong are among his admirers. Antrobus will speak to his translator Sonja vom Brocke about his work.

The event will be interpreted from English into German Sign Language.

Project leaders: Alexander Gumz, Matthias Kniep

POETRY IN CONVERSATION: Raymond Antrobus - Can we disagree graciously? is kindly supported by the British Council Berlin.

Raymond Antrobus takes part in the festival as part of the European poetry platform Versopolis, funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

The event is part of the poesiefestival berlin: poesiefestival.org

The poesiefestival berlin is a project of the Haus für Poesie in cooperation with the Akademie der Künste, with support from the Hauptstadtkulturfonds.

Location:
Akademie der Künste
Clubraum

Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 Berlin


Entrance fee:
6/4 €


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