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Afeto – A Poetry and Painting Exhibition

30th May 2018 @ 19:00 - 21:00


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.


Beckenham Place Mansion
Beckenham Place Mansion
Beckenham, London BR3 1SY United Kingdom
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