A portrait of the contemporary Lithuanian women poets
Author of the Week: Lithuania
Laima Kreivytė (b. 1972) is a writer, artist and curator based in Vilnius. She has curated over 50 exhibitions including the Lithuanian Pavilion at the 53 Venice Biennale (2009), M/A\G/M\A. Body and Words in Italian and Lithuanian Women’s Art from 1965 to the Present at the Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome (2018) and co-curated the new display of the permanent collection of National Gallery of Arts, Vilnius (2019). Laima Kreivytė has published two books of poetry: Sappho’s Reading Room (2013) and Intimate Arithmetic (2019) and translated the poetry of Adrienne Rich, Anne Sexton, Sylvia Plath and Elizabeth Bishop. She has compiled books about the artists Marija Teresė Rožanskaitė, Kęstutis Zapkus, Jurga Barilaitė and Igoris Piekuras.
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