Other articles and interviews between 2013 – 2017

• CROWD – Spot it on the globe | 5.2.2017 Sivuvalo is literary activism at its best. The network/publishing company that works across national borders to promote non-Finnish literature from Finland is a fresh way for literature in a globalized world. • Kohtamisia: Kulttuuriblogi – Sivuvalo: Onko tämä suomalaista kirjallisuutta? | 12.3.2017 Antologian alussa on osuva varoitus: ”Tämä … Continue reading Other articles and interviews between 2013 – 2017

Runojulistenäyttely avajaiset

Lahden Muotoiluinstituutti sekä Tampereen Yliopisto osallistuu yhdessä Lahden Runomaraton 2019 tapahtumaan. Keskusteluita-runojulistenäyttely tutkii, miten monikielinen ja monikulttuurinen runous manifestoituu typografisessa kontekstissa. Näyttelyssä pohditaan, miten tuoda eri kulttuurit yhteen ja vähentää ennakkoluuloja. Näyttelyn runot ovat maahanmuuttajataustaisten runoilijoiden luomia, Tampereen yliopiston käännöstieteiden opiskelijoiden kääntämiä ja Lahden Muotoiluinstituutin graafisen suunnittelun opiskelijoiden julisteeksi taittamia.           … Continue reading Runojulistenäyttely avajaiset

YASSEN GHALEB ALDHADI

(Suomennos: Eva Loco Salim) [English] Kuka sinä olet? Kuka minä olen? Ensimmäinen ja viimeinen runominä olenSinun täytyy lukeaOlen ensimmäinen tai viimeinen satamaSinun on purjehdittava eteenpäinylpeänä, kuin laivajossa on nimeniLennä pois taivaaltasi,mutta ole lähempänä janoista silmääniLennä, lennä kaukaiseen maahasipoltteeseen sisälläsija perillätervehdi minua kätesi voimattomuudellaKuka sinä olet?Kuka sinä olet? Haavoittunut tuntematonhäpeämätön kuin viinilennät pilven laillaOlen sanakirjoita minut tuuleenOlen valokätke … Continue reading YASSEN GHALEB ALDHADI

Yassen Ghaleb Aldhadi

Yaseen Ghaleb Aldhadi, is an Iraqi writer who is currently based in Helsinki, Finland since 2015. In 2005 he graduated as Bachelor of English Arts from the University of Basra, Iraq. Yassen is a writer of prose, articles and poetry. He is interested in pursuing dramatic writing. Yassen is member of Finnish writers associations as … Continue reading Yassen Ghaleb Aldhadi

CREATING (M)OTHER TONGUES

23 MARCH 2019 12:00-14:00 NORDIC CULTURE POINTKAISANIEMENKATU 9, 00100 HELSINKI Talk on writing and publishing in Sweden and Finland with writers with different mother tongues In relation to Nordic Culture Point’s thematic Migration and International Mother Language Day on March 20th, Nordic multilingual literature project NolitchX and Sivuvalo invite to a conversation with poets Najlaa Eltom (Sudan/Sweden), Petra … Continue reading CREATING (M)OTHER TONGUES

Reading List by Vidha Saumya

Reading List Let there be new reading listsOf Pawar and DhasalAmbedkar, RamanMalagatti and BagulKandaswamy and GaddarChandrika and BamaPawar, RavikumarDevi, KambleSusairaj, LahiriBakshi, BediShivakami, ShyamalaDasnavi and TripathiAbraham, GhoshChirappad, BalaSambhariya, MandloiChauhan, DhalePritam, DesaiAdiga, RoyGiri SehgalManto, ChughtaiButalia, PremchandDehlvi, GuhaVirani, BagchiBhave, ChattopadhyayaDasgupta, DharGokhle, KolatkarNagarkar and BondJha and RenuKelkar and KhanSingh and KuttyChettiar-MukherjeeNarayanan, ElwinBhattacharya, AnandChaudhuri, GopalNahal, EzekielDaruwala, DasSahgal, KumarSeth and DevyMoraes, SealyRamanujan, … Continue reading Reading List by Vidha Saumya

Nkosilathi Emmanuel Moyo

Nkosilathi Emmanuel Moyo is a writer, poet, protest musician, and human rights defender from Zimbabwe. He is a resident of Safe Haven Helsinki an artist residency organized by Perpetuum Mobile ry and Helsinki International Artist Program. Government of Thieves (Dedicated to the suffering mass in the Republic of Zimbabwe) They came holding their riflesCamouflaged in … Continue reading Nkosilathi Emmanuel Moyo

Multilingual Literary Cafe

18.03.201917:30Globe Art PointMalminkatu 5Helsinki Join us for an evening filled with food, poetry, stories and conversations. Bring along a poem, a song, a text or something you have cooked and we can sit together and enjoy sharing them with one another.

Under the same roof: poetry and performance

9.03.201917:30Caisa Cultural CentreKaikukatu 4Helsinki Saman katon alla / Under samma tak / Under the Same Roof / Bajo el mismo techo is a poetry performance and reading organised by Sivuvalo and NolitchX.Runous on myös tapa puhua ihmisoikeuksista. Poesi är ännu ett sätt att tala om mänskliga rättigheter. Poetry is also a way to talk about human … Continue reading Under the same roof: poetry and performance

Hope Nwosu

Hope Nwosu is an award winning writer with English language and Literature degree from Nigeria University. She writes short stories and novels. Hope lives in Finland.Her work is focused on life's challenges, gender issues and women empowerment especially for the marginalized African women. "The Hairdresser" won the best short story competition on Storymondo. It was … Continue reading Hope Nwosu

Writing Gender in Nordic Literature

9 March 2019 12:00-14:00 Nordisk kulturkontaktKaisaniemenkatu 9, 00100 Helsinki Talk and Multilingual Poetry reading Is it easier to construct gender for Nordic writers in democratic societies than elsewhere in the world? How does gender transform with migration? How do different languages express gender and how does gender change in translation?In relation to the International Women’s … Continue reading Writing Gender in Nordic Literature

Hashim Matouq

Hashim Matouq is a poet from Bagdad, Iraq, where he studied literature. Hashim published three poetry collections. He is member of Iraq Literature and Arts Association, if you want to know more about his poetry work visit ahewar.org. Hashim Matouq lives and works in Turku, Finland. Photography: Jaime Culebro Suomennos: Sampsa Peltonen Tuo mahtava hetkiInspiraatio, kirjoittaminenon hekumaamusiikin hurmaavalmiustila … Continue reading Hashim Matouq