FREEMAN'S #3: HOME | Readings and Conversations with Xiaolu Guo, Nadifa Mohamed, Kerri Arsenault, Adania Shibli and John Freeman
Followed by a DJ-Set by Lamin Fofana
In collaboration with @silent.green
Tomorrow, April 22, 2017 | 7.30pm
SAVVY Contemporary, silent green and The Reader Berlin are delighted to welcome back John Freeman for the third "strikingly international" (Boston Globe) issue of his magazine Freeman's. Focussing on the question what makes home, the new issue of the acclaimed anthology spotlights never-before-published stories, essays, and poetry by Edwidge Danticat, Herta Müller, Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Gregory Pardlo, Kay Ryan, Aleksandar Hemon, and many more.
In light of the current global migrant movements and daily updates about the rise of homelessness in parts of America and elsewhere, reflecting on the idea and meaning of home has gained new urgency. On the night, @freemanreads will be joined by novelist and film maker #XiaoluGuo, NBCC member and writer #KerriArsenault, London based novelist #NadifaMohamed and #AdaniaShibli novelist, playwright and essayist. In their readings and conversations, the authors will talk about the necessity and wonder that is home.
The reading will by followed at around 9.30 pm by a celebration with @scifiandfantasy on the occassion of presenting you our new SAVVY Contemporary publication: THE #INCANTATION OF THE DISQUIETING MUSE. On #Divinity, Supra-Realities or the Exorcisement of #Witchery.
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