Main Program: Simon Armitage: From Punk to Poet

28 Oct 2017 09:00 - 10:00
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Indus. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

“I’ve always tried to think of poetry as an active ingredient in the language…” From a life-long passion for rock music to his post as Oxford Professor of Poetry, poet, playwright, novelist and memoirist Simon Armitage’s work makes a case for poetry’s contemporary relevance. Get to know the modern troubadour often described as the punk poet.

“Saya selalu mencoba untuk menganggap puisi sebagai bahan aktif dalam bahasa …” Dari hasrat hidup akan musik rock ke posisinya sebagai Profesor dibidang Sastra, seperti puisi, Penulis naskah drama, Penulis novel, dan Penulis memoir, Simon Armitage dari Oxford. Sebuah kasus untuk relevansi puisi modern. Kenali masalah modern yang sering kita gambarkan sebagai penyair punk.


Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage is Professor of Poetry at the University of Leeds. He has published 11 poetry collections, writes extensively for television and radio, and is the author of two novels …

Miles Merrill

Originally from Chicago, the birthplace of poetry slams, Miles is a writer, performer, event coordinator and catalyst for Australia’s spoken word movement. He is the Director of arts organization Word …

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