October 2015

 

Paths/Wege

Sunday 11.10.2015 8:00 PM | Club

Admission: 10 / 8 €

Organizer: Werkstatt der Kulturen

Co-Operation

 The unique harmonious blend of poetry, music and art enables the audience to enjoy an English poetry performance (with German translations) that is an unforgettable experience. Her characters forage along their life paths, more often than not with the odds set against them, for support, respect, civil rights, love and peace. These desires are held in a flickering universe of hope that tomorrow will be brighter, wiser and full of release.
George Henry and Maroula Blades’ especially composed music, soundscapes and video works together with the original slide art by Peter Blau accompany the spoken word.

Followed by
DJ Insuadelia (dance floor)
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Maroula Blades is an Afro-British poet/writer living in Berlin. The winner of The Caribbean Writer 2014 Flash Fiction Competition and Erbacce Prize 2012, her first poetry collection “Blood Orange” is published by Erbacce-press. Her poetry and short stories are published in numerous magazines and anthologies in England, the USA and India. Her poetry/music programme has been presented on several stages in Germany. On the 20.06.15, Maroula performed some of her works at the 16. Berlin Poetry Festival in Spandau. Her debut EP-album "Word Pulse", Havavision Records (UK) can be found on I-Tunes and Amazon. Over the past years, she has presented poetry workshops in several Berlin high schools.