Automirada/Self-View: Point of Arrival, Point of Departure in Artistic Creation
NOV 09, 2015 | 6:00 PM TO 7:00 PM
The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
4116.18: Hisp/Luso Thesis Rm
November 09, 2015: 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Miren Agur Meabe received the Critics’ Award in 2001 and 2011 for her poem collections Azalaren kodea (The Code of the Skin) and Bitsa eskuetan (Spume), and the Euskadi Award on three occasions for three of her books for young adults. Mila magnolia-lore, one of her books for children, was included in the IBBY Honours List 2012. She has performed and lectured in universities in Europe and the US, and participated in literary festivals all over the world – such as Dublin, Vjlenca, Edinburgh, Vienna, Frankfurt, Pau, Verines and Cordoba.
Amaia Gabantxo is a writer, a flamenco singer and literary translator specialized in Basque literature. She has translated works by every canonical Basque author, and published and performed on both sides of the Atlantic. At present, she is developing two hybrid literary/musical/performance art projects in Chicago. Palo a Palo, which combines flamenco and Butoh and Soniché, which fuses flamenco with classical music.