Poetry Night

Etel Adnan


Boghossian Foundation – Villa Empain

French, English | €5

Together with Boghossian Foundation and Midis de la Poésie, the festival organizes an evening of poetry for Etel Adnan, artist and poet – raised in Lebanon and who recently passed away in Paris at the age of 96. She was invited to a poetry night during the 2020 edition, which was canceled due to the pandemic. This evening is a local homage to her work, and invites poets who are influenced by Adnan: Pélagie Gbaguidi, Souhaib Ayoub, Nina Esber, Dima Mikhayel Matta. Each of them will read a poem by her, respond with their own composition, in a form of a correspondence with a plurality of voices.

Presentation: Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Midis de la Poésie, Fondation Boghossian

With: Pélagie Gbaguidi, Souhaib Ayoub, Nina Esber, Dima Mikhayel Matta | Moderator: Soraya Amrani

With the support of: Chaire Mahmoud Darwich

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