Aurélia Lassaque

France


Poetry is a language which, free, singular and wild, outlines the limits of the fragile territory between visible and invisible worlds; poetry is sound, meaning, silence.

Aurélia Lassaque

Aurélia Lassaque (b. 1983) is a bilingual poet in French and Occitan. Interested in the interaction between various forms of art, she often cooperates with visual artists, videomakers, dancers and particularly musicians. She has performed all over the world, e.g. in Europe, Latin America, North Africa, Scandinavian countries and India. She is an active advocate of linguistic diversity and acts as literary advisor for the "Paroles Indigo" festival in Arles and the “Premio Ostana Scritture in Lingua Madre” (Italy). Aurélia Lassaque’s poetry collection Pour que chantent les salamandres (Editions Bruno Doucey, 2013) has been published in Norwegian (Forlaget Oktober, Oslo, 2015), Hebrew (Keshev Publishing House, Tel Aviv, 2014), Dutch (AzulPress Maastricht, 2014) and English (Francis Boutle Publishers, London, 2012). She has also written a doctoral dissertation on the Occitan Baroque drama.

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