Topic: Language and identity in poetical writing
All three writers are polyglot and shift between languages in their works. What does this mean for the lyrical identity of the poets and how each language might trigger different ideas and topics?
Moderated by Phillippa Yaa de Villiers
Guy Helminger is one of the two first authors invited by the Sylt Foundation to join the new Residency exchange programm Rhine-South Africa Fellows which is run together with stimmen Afrikas at Allerweltshaus Cologne/Germany.
Guy Helminger was born in 1963 in Esch / Alzette (Luxemburg) and studied German Literature and Philosophie in Luxemburg, Heidelberg and Cologne. Read more
8th October 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Goethe-Institut Johannesburg - Parkwood, 2193 Johannesburg
119 Jan Smuts Avenue