Kemê

Kemê (SPA) is a visual artist, poet, singer and culture worker based in Helsinki who works with photography, performance, Installation and text, In a process that explores the complexity of our construction and the constructions we inhabit, as our roles in it, not predefined or static.As a poet, Kemê starts writing at an early age at … Continue reading Kemê

Randi W. Stebbins

Several careers, countries, and languages have shaped Randi’s writing, teaching, and coaching. She writes at the margins between science and society, logic and love, and sound and poetry. Her work has appeared in the exhibitions We are Ós/Þetta er Us (Reykjavík and Akureyri) and Art Gamers (Iceland and Poland), at cultural events, and in the … Continue reading Randi W. Stebbins

Multilingual Poetry Reading

7.02.2019 Eskilstuna Sweden Nordic Literatures in Change and Exchange #NolitchX starts activities with a co-production with the Nordic Council of Ministers and Folk and Culture festival 2019 in Eskilstuna, Sweden. Melting Point is a multilingual poetry reading with poets Martina Moliis-Mellberg, Tammam H Hunaidy, Roxana Crisólogo and Jude Dibia. Design concept by: Martina Miño. Thanks to … Continue reading Multilingual Poetry Reading

We Glide Through Gleam and Dark

Poetry reading and talk 28.01.201919:30Malminkatu 5, 00100Globe Art Point HelsinkiFree Entrance Sivuvalo is pleased to host U.S. poet and scholar Randi W. Stebbins, who will share her poetry as well as her experiences as an active writer, cultural promoter, and editor in Iceland. José Luis Rico (MEX) and Roxana Crisólogo (PER) will offer a brief … Continue reading We Glide Through Gleam and Dark

KEMÊ

  (Suomennos: Zoila Forss)[ ESP ]   Minun on vaikea takoailme kasvoilleni43 lihasta ei riitänäyttämään mikä hirvittäähuudetaanvaietenJa minä34 vuodesta 6 vuoteenajan paikassavailla aikaaJota voidaan lukeaVasemmalta oikealleylhäältä alasTai päinvastoinA:sta B:hen kerrot minulle että ei ole mitäänettä on yksi posiitivinen ja yksi negatiivinenRoosaSininenF ja MVasen ja oikeaA ja BJa niiden välissäei mitäänEttä kukaan ei näe meidän hakattujen vartaloidemme … Continue reading KEMÊ

Sivuvalo at Oodi Library´s Grand Opening

5.12.2018Helsinki Moments of the beautiful Grand Opening of Helsinki Central Library Keskustakirjasto Oodi.Sivuvalo was part of the program with a multilingual poetry reading by Polina Kopylova and Zoila Forss, hosted by Anne Ketola. As well poets Roxana Crisólogo and Diana Mistera (Catalysti) participated in the Ode challenge programme. Thanks for the invitation. Libraries are the heart of the community.

Sivuvalo poetry reading at Finnish Parliament

15.11.2018 Arkadia-seuran taideaamussa Pikkuparlamentissa Sivuvalo Platform ry tarjosi monikielistä runoutta. Vuodesta 2013 toiminut, aktiivisuudestaan palkittu Sivuvalo-työryhmä edistää monikielistä kirjallisuutta ja kielellistä yhdenvertaisuutta Suomessa ja pyrkii kannustamaan suomalaisia kirjallisuusinstituutioita ja kulttuurialan päättäjiä tasa-arvoiseen päätöksentekoon www.sivuvalo.com. Tilaisuudessa kuultiin runoutta neljällä kielellä: Zoila Forss (Peru), Farzaneh Hatami Landi (Iran), Hamdam Zakirov (Uzbekistan) ja Ye Yint Thet Zwe (Burma). Sivuvalo … Continue reading Sivuvalo poetry reading at Finnish Parliament

Kiilaklubi

6.11. 2018Korjaamo - Helsinkiklo 19 Kiila ry and Sivuvalo Platform in cooperation with Runoviikko ry Poetry Festival organised Kiilaklubi's Multilingual Poetry Night. The event took place at Korjaamo, Helsinki, on November 6th.Invited poets: Kemê Pellicer, Vidha Saumya, Hamdam Zakirov, Johanna Venho, Juha Raution Sosiaalinen Naamari, Zoila Forss, Shashank Maneand Jaap Blonk (Holland) and Julie Easley & Natasha Graham (UK).Hosted by  Polina KopylovaImprovisation music by Grisell … Continue reading Kiilaklubi

SANAHUONE – POETRY WITH ATTITUDE

RUNOKUU LITERATURE FESTIVAL 20.08.201818:00Amos RexMannerheimintie 22-24Helsinki Who remembers the crazy year of 1968? Paris student riots or the take-over of Vanha by university students in Helsinki? How do art protest and children grow up to be heroes? Poetry with Attitude is part of Roots & Dreams interdisclipinary arts event where you can discover your rebel spirit, … Continue reading SANAHUONE – POETRY WITH ATTITUDE

Poetry room

One of the biggest problems that professional authors that write in other languages than Finnish or Swedish face is the lack of translations. Despite this Sivuvalo has as a principle to present translations into Finnish or Swedish in all its literary events, which is not always possible. Sanahuone project address to this problematic. “Sanahuone” is a Poetry Sound … Continue reading Poetry room

Shashank Mane

  Shashank Mane has previously appeared for short fiction in Every Writer Magazine, Indiana Voice Journal, Vignette Review, Diverse Voices Quarterly, The Creative Truth, and Gravel Lit. His debut collection of short stories and poetry titled “Moments” is available through Amazon. He has lived in Finland since 2013. The Butterfly, is the first story in … Continue reading Shashank Mane