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Rebecca Tamás reading from WITCH Talks and readings In a recorded reading from her first full length collection of poetry, ‘WITCH’, editor and writer Rebecca Tamás reacts to the work of Bergen-based artist Kobie Nel.

This recording will be streamed live her and be made available later, on Vimeo, Youtube, Facebook and on the programme page for the series.

Rebecca Tamás reading from Witch


Rebecca Tamás is the editor, with Sarah Shin, of 'Spells: Occult Poetry for the 21st Century', published by Ignota Books. Her first full length collection of poetry, 'WITCH', came out from Penned in the Margins in 2019. It was a Poetry Book Society Spring Recommendation, a Guardian, Telegraph, Irish Times, Paris Review, and The White Review 'Book of the Year'. She is a former winner of the Manchester Poetry Prize, and the recipient of a Fenton Arts Trust Early Career Residency. Rebecca currently works as a Lecturer in Creative Writing at York St John University, where she co-convenes The York Centre for Writing Poetry Series.

TALKS AND READINGS SERIES
In response to the limitations in our live program capabilities in 2020, Bergen Kunsthall has produced a new series of recorded talks and readings with local and international artists and writers, developing a dialogue surrounding our exhibition program and exploring practices of local artists which we will be presenting to wider online audiences.

This new series utilises the input of artists and writers to initiate dialogues in connection with our current exhibition program and expands upon themes socially and politically relevant within their own studio practices. Artists invited in the series include Annette Kierulf, Kobie Nel, Elsebet Rahlff and Maia Urstad, with three readings provided by Lisa Robertson, Elvia Wilk and Rebecca Tamás.

Release dates and times:

Mon 28 Jun 18.00
Lisa Robertson, Weeds: For the Natufians


Wed 1 Jul 18.00
Elvia Wilk, Reading from Oval


Sat 4 Jul 18.00
Maia Urstad in conversation with Karen Werner


Mon 6 Jul 18.00
Kobie Nel in conversation with Julie Lillelien Porter


Wed 8 Jul 18.00
Rebecca Tamás, Reading from Witch


Sat 11 Jul 18.00
Annette Kierulf in conversation with Axel Wieder

Mon 13 Jul 18.00
Elsebet Rahlff in conversation with Eva Rowson

Part of Re-Imagine Europe, co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. Re-Imagine Europe is initiated by Sonic Acts (NL) and coordinated by Paradiso (NL) in collaboration with Elevate Festival (AT), Lighthouse (UK), INA GRM (FR), Kontejner (HR), Landmark / Bergen Kunsthall (NO), A4 (SK), Disruption Network Lab (DE) and Ràdio Web MACBA (ES)

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