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POETRY WORKSHOP: Silence/Presence

2022-06-20, 1:30 PM

A poetry workshop on themes of silence and presence. Jamaican-British poet, poetry communicator, and climate activist Raymond Antrobus describes himself as an “investigator of missing sounds;” his poems bring new sounds to our relationship with nature and climate – as well as to the relationship between hearing and deaf people. No prior knowledge is required.

The workshop will be held in English.      

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MO 20.6. | 13.30–15.00 | Halle 3 | Free entry

With Raymond Antrobus, poet Jamaica/UK

7th -12th grade & others interested

Project leaders: Karla Montasser, Lena Scheitz


The POETRY WORKSHOP: Silence/Presence is kindly supported by the British Council Berlin and Aktion Mensch. The Poetic Education Participation and Workshop Program is kindly supported by RITTER SPORT. The poesiefestival berlin is a project of the Haus für Poesie in cooperation with the Akademie der Künste, with support from the Hauptstadtkulturfonds.

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.