Читання «ПоЕтично»: Мідна, Богдан-Олег Горобчук, Михайло Жаржайло
***Адреса книгарні «Є»: м. Київ, вул. Спаська, 5, ст. м. «Контрактова площа» Вхід вільний. Медіапартнер заходу – тижневик «Український тиждень». Poetic readings “PoEtychno” (with Midna, Bohdan-Oleh Horobchuk, Mykhailo Zharzhailo)
Date: 23 Sep. 2013YE Bookstore is happy to invite you to poetic readings with Midna, Bohdan-Oleh Horobchuk, Mykhailo Zharzhailo on 23 September. Beginning at 18:00. “PoEtychno” will deal with issues of the undefined, subjective and controversial, the norms of behaviour, and individual do’s and don’ts. You will hear about the new books, existing both in physical and mental form: Bohdan-Oleh Horobchuk’s collection Etyka liubovi, estetyka smerti (“Ethics of Love, Aesthetics of Death”), which appeared a week ago; Mykhailo Zharzhailo’s Militsia karmy (“Karma Police”), to be printed this November, and Midna’s collection, which will be published under the title Mylozvuky i kanty (“Harmonies and Chants”). The new books speak of good and evil, nobility and faith, compassion and self-sacrifice, love, wisdom, justice, conscience, friendship and the meaning of life. All careful readers are invited to explore each other’s ethic philosophy.
Mykhailo Zharzhailo: youtube.com/watch?v=3ab3FVKypRI
Bohdan-Oleh Horobchuk: youtube.com/watch?v=LTuAFwQoaBgBohdan-Oleh Horobchuk (b. 1986, Zhytomyr) is a Kyiv-based poet, artist, curator of literary and artistic projects. Author of poetic books Knyha doslidiv (“A Book of Experiments,” Zhytomyr, 2002), Tsilodobovo! (“24/7,” co-authored with Oleh Kotsarev and Pavlo Korobchuk, Kyiv, Fakt Publishers, 2007), Misto v moiemu tili (“A City in My Body,” Kyiv, Smoloskyp Publishers, 2007), Nemaie zhodnoi riznytsi (“There’s No Difference,” Kyiv, Fakt Publishers, 2007). Participant of numerous international literary festivals in Ukraine and abroad. Horobchuk has illustrated more than 20 books for leading Ukrainian publishers. He holds awards from a number of literary competitions and contests: Smoloskyp, Neosfera, Prosto tak, the international video poetry contest CYCLOP, etc. His poems have been translated into Polish, Lithuanian, Belarusian, Russian, Slovak, Portuguese, French, English, and German. This September Horobchuk has published his collection Etyka liubovi, estetyka smerti (“Ethics of Love, Aesthetics of Death,” Kyiv, Elektroknyha Publishers). Mykhailo Zharzhailo is a laureate of the poetic competition Smoloskyp (2011-12), co-organiser of the visual poetic project “The Far Room” (2012) and the literary show “The Next Room” (2013). He has taken part in numerous literary events and festivals, such as Bandershtat, ZAKHID, Young Poets’ Republic, SUP, Trypillian Circle, Open Heaven, GogolFest, Hoholivka, Johansen-fest, Dreamland, De Libertate, Kyivski Lavry, etc. His selected poems have been translated into Polish and German (http://e-radar.pl/). His collection Militsia karmy (“Karma Police”) is prepared for publication. Midna is a poet and art manager. She holds the third literary award of Smoloskyp Publishers (2013). She is also a finalist of the the project “Walking with Poets,” held in the framework of the International Poetry Festival Meridian Czernowitz 2012, winner of a haiku contest at the international poetry festival Spoke’n’Word on Tour, when the installation, based on the best haiku, was performed at the Warsaw Metro among the contest winners from around the world. She has participated in poetry festivals Vaterlinia (“Waterline”), Bereznevi koty (“March Cats”), De Libertate, Trypilske lito (“Trypillian Summer”), Johansen-fest, and in the events organised by the portal Litfest, the Publishers’ Forum in Lviv, the Book Arsenal, and the artistic, poetic, and publishing project Salve Dreams. She is also a member of the organising committee of the video poetry festival CYCLOP and the project Poetic Mail, initiator and curator of events for poets, musicians, and actors including “Sitar, Tabla, and Poets,” “Vysokosna poezia” (“Leap-Year Poetry”), “Actors and musicians read to children in the Alphabet Kingdom of Wizards and Angels,” “Tree Planting Project,” and the evening “Ashes and Snow” (after Gregory Colbert’s film). She was also the curator of the poetry podium at GogolFest 2012. Her poetry was first published in the magazine SHO, issues No.7-8, 2012.
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