Off-site Exhibition “Poetry Whispers” at Karakter Studio

Projekteria [Art Gallery] and Karakter Studio present:


Diambra Mariani & Francesco Mion

Opening 24.05.2019 7pm

Karakter Studio

C/ Cobalt, 13 3º 2ª

L’Hospitalet de Ll (Barcelona)


“The Poetry Brothel is a unique and immersive poetry event that takes poetry outside classrooms and lecture halls and places it in the lush interiors of a bordello. Based in concept on the fin-de-siecle bordellos in New Orleans and Paris, many of which functioned as safe havens for fledgling, avant-garde artists, The Poetry Brothel’s “Madame” presents a rotating cast of poets as “whores,” each operating within a carefully constructed character, who impart their work in public readings, spontaneous eruptions of poetry, and most distinctly, as purveyors of private, one-on-one poetry readings in back rooms. For a small fee, all of the “poetry whores” are available for these sequestered readings at any time during the event.

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