Afternoon for Literature Criticism

The Afternoon of Literary Criticism consists of three conversations: 

Critique of multimedia literature. A conversation on the possibilities of digital and multimedia literature criticism with editor-in-chief of Tuli&Savu Paavo Kässi and game critic Aleksandr Manzos

Ecological crisis and critique. How could art critique take the ecological crisis more into consideration? At the conversation you will meet a critic specialized in environmental change, Janne Löppönen; the climate change journalist of Long play media Hanna Nikkanen, and artist Marja Helander. The discussion is hosted by Nuori Voima editor-in-chief Vesa Rantama

Critique and inclusion. The communality of critique, critique of performative poetry, and other current topics are discussed by poet and translator José Luis Rico and the chairperson of the Helsinki Poetry Connection Kirsi-Marja Moberg. Host: Heidi Bäckström. The conversation is in English. 

The event will be held at Tiivistämö’s outdoor stage. The event is free of charge. Registration here . Maximum number of visitors: 25 (updated 12.8.).

You can also follow the live stream on the Facebook event.

In cooperation with Kritiikki näkyy -hanke, SARV, Sivuvalo, Helsinki Poetry Connection, Digitaalisen kirjallisuuden hanke, Tuli & Savu, Nihil Interit, Long Play, Nuori Voima 

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