SANAHUONE: Poetry + Sound Art + Audio Visual Experimentation

SanahuoneSanahuone was a multidisciplinary poetry night that combined literature, sound art and audiovisual experimentation at CAISA Cultural Centre last Friday 4th of September of 2015.

It was possible with the collaboration of Sivuvalo, Third Space gallery, Salasanat and Caisa Cultural Centre.

Invited poets and artists: Oliver Whitehead & P-K Keränen, Ana Gutieszca, Roxana Crisólogo, Zoila Forss, Rosamaría Bolom and David Gambarte. The night was be hosted by Aura Nurmi.


Oliver – PK. Oliver Whitehead reads his poems accompanied with P-K Keränen, from 22-Pistepirkko, playing on electric guitar. Together they experiment, improvise and spontaneously weave words and sounds.

Ana Gutieszca. Visual & sound artist that explores the acoustic qualities of drawing through the sonification of graphite and its deconstruction into performance art. She will be performing together with poets Roxana Crisólogo, Zoila Forss, Rosamaría Bolom and David Gambarte.

Zoila Forss. Peruvian poet interested in visual arts. She is a social communicator and has published her first poetry book “Revontuli” last year.

Rosamaría Bolom is a psychologist and multidisciplinary artist working with sculpture, painting and poetry. Her work is based on subjectivity, collectivity and human relations.

David Gambartepoet and forest engineer. He participates in different projects and workshops related to literature and has published a collection of stories titled “Cuentos Expatriados”. He is currently preparing his poetry compilation book “El Cálculo de la soledad”.

Aura Nurmi is a performing writer and Chairwoman of Helsinki Poetry Connection. Her poetry performances are touching but also hilarious. She mixes the elements of traditional and spoken word poetry in her stage poems.

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David Gambarte – Spain [Photograph: Denis Aguirre]
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Rosamaría Bolom – Mexico [Photograph: Zoila Forss]
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Oliver Whitehead & P-K Keränen [Photograph: Rosamaría Bolom]
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Aura Nurmi [Photograph: Rosamaría Bolom]