Songs of life & death – Poetry, Music and Performance [Gallery]


“Songs of Life and Death” was multidisciplinary poetry night in October of 2014 at Caisa Cultural Centre. There, international writers and musicians explored the border between the light and the shadow to honored the “Day of the Dead”, an ancient  Mexican tradition focused in the people who have passed away. For that night, Caisa’s festivity hall was transformed into an indoor picnic place plenty of food, poetry, dance, music and an open microphone for the audience.

POETRY Daniel Malpica (Mexico), Olga Svanberg (Russia), Rosamaria Bolom (Mexico), Natalja Meri (Russia), Roxana Crisólogo Correa (Peru) and Kasper Salonen (Finland).

MUSIC James Andean (Canada), Iiris Tarnanen (Finland), Sergio Castrillón (Colombia).

[ Organizers ] Salasanat Finland, Sivuvalo project with the support of Kone Foundation, Sibelius Academy -Glomas- Global Music Master, Suomen venäjänkielisten kirjailijoiden yhdistys, Logrus and Caisa International Cultural Centre.

Photographs: Jaime Culebro

Helsinki Literature
James Andean and Kasper Salonen [Photograph: Jaime Culebro]
Poetry Jam in Helsinki
Iris Tarnanen [Photograph: Jaime Culebro]
Graphic Score Mexico
Daniel Malpica [Photograph: Jaime Culebro]
Mexican artist in Finland
Rosamaría Bolom [Photograph: Jaime Culebro]
Experimental music in Helsinki
Sergio Castrillón and James Andean [Photograph: Jaime Culebro]
Experimental poerty in Helsinki
Electronic Detail [Photograph: Jaime Culebro]