Wednesday 22.9 at 6pm: New Latin American poetry with poet Roxana Crisologo

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are most heartily welcome to a poetry reading of new Latin American poetry with Peruvian poet Roxana Crisologo on Wednesday 22.9 at 6pm. Roxana Crisologo will be introduced by photographer Luis Chasa Baudrand. The reading will be held in Spanish with translations in Finnish and Swedish. It will be also present videopoetry based on Roxana’s poems that are part of the project Visual Poetics of Resistance. Bienvenido a todos! Warm regards, Ian Entrance is free and green tea will be served. A donation of €2 (or more!) is suggested and would be VERY welcome. Roxana Crisologo (Lima, 1966) is a Peruvian writer and cultural activist, with studies of Law and Literature at universities in Lima and International Law at the University of Helsinki, Finland. Roxana currently lives in Kallio, Helsinki. Her work addresses interdisciplinary projects that connect poetry with visual arts, photography, installation and urban intervention. She published Abajo sobre el cielo. Lima, 1999, Alhaalla, taivaan ylla. Kääntöpiiri, Helsinki 2001, Animal del camino. Lima, 2001, Ludy D. Lima, 2006 and Trenes. PoesiaconC, Malmö 2009, this whole book will be published by Editorial Billar de Lucrecia, Mexico D.F.In 2010, Roxana and Johanna Suhonen founded Karu Kartonera, a project of handmade books with recyclable material. Karu Kartonera publishes contemporary Latin American authors in Finnish and Swedish , but also translations of new Finnish authors into Spanish.