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Afeto – A Poetry and Painting Exhibition
30th May 2018 @ 19:00 - 21:00Free
Afeto- an Ekphrastic Experience
An evening of poetry and paintings hosted by poet Maria Straw-Cinar and Cape Verdean artist Lito Silva.
This evening will launch Afeto, Maria Straw-Cinar’s ekphrastic poetry collection. The poems will be displayed alongside the artwork exploring themes of slavery, music, motherhood and loss. Maria will be reading from her collection surrounded by Lito Silva’s vibrant images that inspired the poems.
“Energy sizzles in these lyrical pieces that pulsate to the beat of Lito Silva’s powerful images.”
Jan Fortune Cinnamon Press
Opening launch (including welcome drinks) at 7pm, with poetry reading at 7.30pm – all welcome. A free event.
Tickets are free, but please reserve a space: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/afeto-an-ekphrastic-experience-tickets-46104831793
The exhibition will then be open to the public for the following week from 30th May until 9th June.