Sanahuone is a platform where poetry, sound art & audiovisual experimentation converge. It presents live performances by artists and poets: Oliver Whitehead & P-K Keränen, Ana Gutieszca, Roxana Crisólogo, Zoila Forss, Rosamaría Bolom and David Gambarte. The night will be hosted by Aura Nurmi.
Welcome to be part of this nocturnal soundscape formed by words, images & sounds at the auditorium of CAISA International Cultural Centre on Friday 4th of September, from 19:00 to 22:30 hours.
Bring your poems -regardless of the language- and perform on stage!
After the performances, Sanahuone offers an OPEN MIC for the first 5 poets/performers, in order of registration. Besides, there will be few extra places available during the event for the ones who could not manage to register beforehand but still wish to participate.
Please register for the OPEN MIC until the 21st of August by sending an e-mail to the host of the evening, Aura Nurmi: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pack your picnic basket, together with your poems and snacks of your choice, and welcome to share and enjoy the languages of the soul!
Sanahuone is organised by:
Salasanat, Sivuvalo, Sound Room (Third Space), Caisa
About the artists:
Oliver – PK. Oliver Whitehead reads his poems accompanied with P-K Keränen, from 22-Pistepirkko, playing on electric guitar. Together they experiment, improvise and spontaneously weave words and sounds.
Ana Gutieszca. Visual & sound artist that explores the acoustic qualities of drawing through the sonification of graphite and its deconstruction into performance art. She will be performing together with poets Roxana Crisólogo, Zoila Forss, Rosamaría Bolom and David Gambarte.
Roxana Crisólogo. Poet interested in the interaction of visual, sound and digital elements in poetry language. She is coordinating “Sivuvalo, is this Finnish literature”, a project supported by Kone Foundation.
Zoila Forss. Peruvian poet interested in visual arts. She is a social communicator and has published her first poetry book “Revontuli” last year.
Rosamaría Bolom is a psychologist and multidisciplinary artist working with sculpture, painting and poetry. Her work is based on subjectivity, collectivity and human relations.
David Gambarte, poet and forest engineer. He participates in different projects and workshops related to literature and has published a collection of stories titled “Cuentos Expatriados”. He is currently preparing his poetry compilation book “El Cálculo de la soledad”.
Aura Nurmi is a performing writer and Chairwoman of Helsinki Poetry Connection. Her poetry performances are touching but also hilarious. She mixes the elements of traditional and spoken word poetry in her stage poems.