Nordic Literatures in Change and Exchange

    2017 has begun and with it the project and network "Nordic Literatures in Change and Exchange". NolitchX exists to create a network of immigrant language writers in the Nordic region to increase there visibility in the literary field in these countries and to provide better possibilities for these writers to work professionally. We … Continue reading Nordic Literatures in Change and Exchange

Nordic Literatures in Change and Exchange

Nolitch X, Nordic Literatures in Change and Exchange, is a literary project with the objective to create networks of immigrant language writers in the Nordic region supported by the Nordic Culture Fund, Nordic Culture Point and Malmö Stad.   Nolitch X project is a Nordic initiative held associations, working groups and individual writers from Denmark, Finland, Iceland and … Continue reading Nordic Literatures in Change and Exchange

Futurible: Poetry from another present era | Runokuu Festival, 2016

LIVE multimedia poetry event organized by Sivuvalo project for the Experimental Lit Goes Gloria Theater at Runokuu Literary Festival in Helsinki, 2016. Invited poets living in the Nordic countries: Nyein Chan Aung (Burma), Elizabeth Torres (Colombia) and Ahmed Zaidan (Iraq). Music: Moritz Cartheuser (Germany) Photography and Shooting (Japan): Jaime Culebro (Mexico) Video Edition: Stephany Mazon … Continue reading Futurible: Poetry from another present era | Runokuu Festival, 2016

Satakieliklubi II – Experimental Poetry Night at Vuotalo 2016

In its second edition, Satakieliklubi was a complete success putting on stage international writers and artists from Iraq, Germany, Mexico, Iran, Peru, Spain and Finland. The event happened at Voutalo concert hall in Eastern Helsinki, and it was the opening event of Satakielikuukausi festival. The night brought a variety of international writers performing among two … Continue reading Satakieliklubi II – Experimental Poetry Night at Vuotalo 2016

FR33MHZ: MUTANTTIKIELTÄ ELECTRO POETRY NIGHT 18.3.2016 – Pictures

  FR33MHz – MUTANTTIKIELTÄ was an Electro-Poetry Night where freedom and human rights are more current than ever before. The political changes in Finland as well as the financial and humanitarian crises are pushing people to the extremes. So we have to stick together and not let hatred, violence and extremism win. Language itself might … Continue reading FR33MHZ: MUTANTTIKIELTÄ ELECTRO POETRY NIGHT 18.3.2016 – Pictures

Mutanttikieltä : Multimedia Poetry Night |5.11.2015

Literary translation is a core subject for writers in times of Diaspora: The right to be listened, the right to be read… The mutation of language is also a path between disciplines, a path that looks for a different way of understanding. Perhaps all this hindrances in language are hiding an underlying problem in equality; … Continue reading Mutanttikieltä : Multimedia Poetry Night |5.11.2015

MATKALLA POHJOLAAN – Runokuu: Multilingual Poetry, Music and Sound Art, 2015

When does a journey end, if it does not have a return-ticket? ‘On the way to the North’ was a multidisciplinary and multilingual poetry night at Lavaklubi, National Theatre (Läntinen Teatterikuja 1, Helsinki) where international poets read their texts related to a journey’s end, its endlessness or its slow transmutation to everyday living. This night is … Continue reading MATKALLA POHJOLAAN – Runokuu: Multilingual Poetry, Music and Sound Art, 2015

Satakieliklubi – Live Poetry Night at Vuotalo 21.3.2015

https://soundcloud.com/sivuvalo/sets/satakieliklubi-multimedia-poetry-in-helsinki Satakieliklubi 21.03.2015 was an experimental and multilingual poetry night in Voutalo, eastern Helsinki, and it was the closing event of Satakielikuukausi festival. The night brought a variety of international writers performing among two excellent Colombian musicians; the projection of a Video-Poetry Series created in a workshop in collaboration with Hack Your Heritage Festival at … Continue reading Satakieliklubi – Live Poetry Night at Vuotalo 21.3.2015

AFO PUB: Poetry interventions in eastern Helsinki pub’s

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

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

The City Ghettos of Today in Helsinki | 2014

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

Satakielikaupunki: Sivuvalo in Runokuu Festival 2014

Different views to contemporary Helsinki and its surroundings in poetry and stories of authors Yousif Abu Al Fawz, Polina Kopylova, Daniel Malpica and Roxana Crisólogo in Helsinki digital poetry map, a project produced in cooperation with The City Ghettos of Today and Sivuvalo. The presentation of the project was part of the program of Satakielikaupunki, Runokuu 2014 Literary Festival of … Continue reading Satakielikaupunki: Sivuvalo in Runokuu Festival 2014