Ars Poetica International Poetry Festival 2017 Program

November 16 – 25, 2017


Thursday, November 16 / V Klub / Nám. SNP 12

7pm / Evening of Poetry

Viktor Suchý (SK)
Tom Petsinis (AU)
Regina Hilber (AT)
Nataša Sardžoska (MK)
Ján Štrasser (SK)
Vesa Haapala (FIN)
Sylvia Geist (DE)

9pm / Concert

Tara Fuki (CZ/PL)

10pm / Open End Party for everybody

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Free entry

 

Friday, November 17 / A4 – Space for Contemporary Culture / Karpatská 2


6pm / WOW!

A theatrical play with poetry present in full force…
Premiere of the English version, Debris company (SK)
Voiceover Ron Padgett (USA)

7:30pm / Evening of Poetry

Eleni Cay (SK/GB)
Paul Hawkins (GB)
Aurélia Lassaque (FR)
Petr Borkovec (CZ)
Zsuzsa Emese Csobánka (HU)

Special guest of the night:

Titilope Sonuga (CAN/NE)
Spoken word performance


10pm / Open End Party for everybody

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Free entry

 

Saturday, November 18 / SNG Café Berlinka / Nám. Ľ. Štúra 4

6pm / Evening of European Poetry Versopolis

Eva Luka (SK)
Semier Insayif (AT)
Laura Accerboni (IT)
Julien Delmaire (FR)
Michal Habaj (SK)
Lies van Gasse (BE)

Multimedia Performance
Nora Gomringer and Philipp Scholz – Peng! (DE)

9pm / Concert

Nitky & Zuzana Homolová (CZ/SK)
Poetry by French poetess Suzanne Renaud in translation by Alica Škochová set to music

10pm / Open End Party for everybody

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Free entry

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Off program

University Library in Bratislava, Liszt Pavilion, Klariská 1


Friday, November 17, and Saturday, November 18 / 2pm – 4pm

Ars Poetica Academy
A session with international authors


Saturday, November 18 / 10:45am – 1pm
Ars Poetica for Children
Creative poetry workshop run by studio Amulet


Sunday, November 19 / 3pm – 5pm
Bring Your Poem
Ars Poetica creative workshop

Free entry

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Off program

V-Klub, Nám. SNP 12

Saturday, November 18 / 2pm – 6pm


The Body and its Words
Dance workshop by Roberta Štepánková

Free entry

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Ars Poetica 2017 Film Program

Lumière Film Theatre, auditorium No. 4, Špitálska 4, 81108 Bratislava
(November 21-24, 2017)

Tuesday, November 21

5:45pm: Yellow / Out
Yellow (Žltá), dir. Ivana Šebestová, Slovakia, 2017, color, 6 min., animated
Out, dir. György Kristóf, Czech Republic/Hungary/Slovakia, 2017, color, 88 min., live action

7:45pm: Neruda
dir. Pablo Larraín, Argentine/Chile/France/Spain, 2016, color, 107 min., live action

Wednesday, November 22

5:45pm: Best of Fest Anča 2017
A selection of winning films, 60 min.

7:45pm: Paterson
dir. Jim Jarmusch, USA, 2016, color, 113 min., live action.

Thursday, November 23

5:45pm: Steam on the river (Para nad riekou)
dir. Robert Kirchhoff, Filip Remunda, Slovakia/Czech Republic, 2015, color, 90 min., documentary

7:45pm: A selection of films by Juraj Štepka, Slovakia, 87 min.:
Breakfast in the Grass (Raňajky v tráve), Slovakia, 2009, color, 11 min., live action
A Thousand Times Jááánošííík, or the Birth of a Legend (Tisíckrát Jááánošííík alebo zrod legendy), Slovakia, 2017, color, 25 min., documentary
...And Me, Katarina Kolnikova (a já, Katarína Kolníková), 
Slovakia, 2011, colour, 52 min., documentary

Friday, November 24

5:45pm: Coffee and cigarettes
dir. Jim Jarmusch, Japan/Italy/USA, 2003, bw, 95 min., live action

7:45pm: Little Crusader (Křižáček)
dir. Václav Kadrnka, Czech Republic/Slovakia, 2017, color, 90 min., live action

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Poetry read by Lucia Hurajová, Marek Majeský and Ivan Šándor
VJ sets Zden Hlinka
Curator of the film section Martin Palúch
Poetry evenings presented by Martin Solotruk

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Program is subject to change