The Lebanese-American poet, essayist and visual artist, Etel Adnan convenes an evening of readings and music.
Born in Beirut in 1925, Etel Adnan is a poet, essayist and visual artist who currently divides her time between Lebanon, France and the USA. She retired from a permanent teaching position in the late 1970s and now devotes herself to her art and writing. Adnan, is a powerful voice in feminist and antiwar movements and has published several works of poetry and fiction. Sitt Marie Rose (1978) a novel set before and during the (1975-1990) Lebanese Civil War, is translated into over ten languages and considered a classic of Middle Eastern literature.
Park Nights is an annual series of music, theatre, performances, talks and film screenings staged on Friday nights in the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, this year designed by Jean Nouvel. Park Nights culminates on the weekend of 16 and 17 October with Serpentine Gallery Map Marathon, the latest in the Serpentine's series of Marathon events, conceived by Hans Ulrich Obrist.
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Etel Adnan: Master class
Saturday 4 September 2010
Centre for Possible Studies
64 Seymour Street, W1H 5BW
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Following an evening of readings at the Serpentine Pavilion 2010 by Jean Nouvel, Etel Adnan will be leading a poetry master class at the Centre for Possible Studies.
© Etel Adnan
© Etel Adnan