The shapes of Lesvos

Lesbos, or Lesvos. Shaped, as written by Odysseas Elytis, like a platanus leaf, which “some god, in order to have his fun, severed and blew away in the middle of the ocean”. I see more of a resemblance with a fig leaf. A romantic symbol picked up by tourist brochures, conjuring up images of late Mediterranean …

Erbgħin Jum – it-tnedija – 30.12.17 @ Studio Solipsis

ERBGĦIN JUM Tnedija tal-ktieb il-ġdid ta’ Antoine Cassar Mużika ta’ Adolf Formosa, Alex Vella Gera u Mark Abela Is-Sibt 30 ta’ Diċembru, 7 pm @ Studio Solipsis Pubblikazzjoni ta’ Ede Books Illustrazzjonijiet: Steven Scicluna Disinn: Marco Scerri Editjar: Immanuel Mifsud Il-mixi. Attività primordjali tal-bniedem, li kulma jmur qiegħda ssir dejjem iktar eżotika, għad-detriment ta’ saħħitna …

Passporting in June

This is a busy month for the ‘anti-passport’, with events organised by readers of the poem in different places and across different ‘genres’. An exhibition in Paris, a solidarity action with refugees in Zagreb, a multilingual choir in the Jura mountains, and a theatre production in Athus, Belgium. From 10th June, as part of the collective exhibition Passeport(e) …