AFO PUB was a series of multilingual poetry interventions and aphorism workshops in eastern Helsinki bars developed in collaboration between Sivuvalo, Stoa, Humak University of Applied Science and Helsinki Poetry Connection. Poets: Roxana Crisólogo, Kasper Salonen (host) and Daniel Malpica Musician: Sergio Castrillón (cello) Aphorism Workshop: Antti Pelttari Places: Mopo Baari (Kontula), Aapelin Baari (Kontula), … Continue reading AFO PUB: Poetry interventions in eastern Helsinki pub’s
Satakielikuukausi (the month of a hundred languages) - is an annual festival that celebrates mother tongues, multilingualism and language diversity. During this month, the importance of native tongues and languages is examined through art exhibitions and performances, multimedia poetry readings, talks and workshops. Which is the sound of languages? How does it feel, look or … Continue reading Satakielikuukausi Festival | 21.2-21.4.2015
Sivuvalo in The City Ghettos of Today - Helsinki program of September 8th-20th 2014. DOWNLOAD THE GHETTOS PROJECT BOOK The City Ghettos of Today - Helsinki focuses on knowledge, practices and skills that become isolated, when people move to Finland from other countries. In Helsinki, the limits between groups of people are not physical, nor as … Continue reading The City Ghettos of Today in Helsinki | 2014
Sivuvalo project met Runokohtauksia project. The discussion was hosted by Rita Paqvalén (Culture for all) and Tomi Purovaara (Lukukeskus). Sivuvalo and Runokohtauksia, both multilingual and multicultural projects discussed on the question of authors who does not write in Finnish or Swedish. The discussion focused on problems that face writers when they dont find a way … Continue reading Runokohtauksia meets Sivuvalo 11.12.