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19-11-2020 15:05

Οnline interdisciplinary literature platform MIXTAPE

MIXTAPE online platform is a collaboration between SARDAM interdisciplinary literature festival (founded in 2013) and the Cyprus High Commission in the UK, showcasing the work of Cypriot and international writers-performers. Revisiting Slam Poetry, which first appeared in the 1980s, and the rhythm of words by the Beat Generation in the 1950s, MIXTAPE offers a taste of several trends related to contemporary literature and literary performance, including videos of spoken word (slamming), sound poetry, visual poetry, literature in relation to video art, literature in relation to sound/music, as well as conversations about writing and literary performance and an online creative writing workshop. In such uncertain, absurd times, MIXTAPE reminds us that words can always be a way to bear, shake and change things.

Online interdisciplinary literature platform MIXTAPE

19 November – 19 December 2020

Watch the trailer here:

Video - Performances by:

Anthony Anaxagorou, Stella Voskaridou, Koraly Dimitriadis, Michael-Angelos Englezos, Maria A. Ioannou, Avgi Lilli, Pavlina Marvin, Erina Charalambous, Sergio Garau, Lola Nieto, Iga Maria Szczepańska


Anthony Anaxagorou with Maria A. Ioannou

Shelley Marlow with Maria Petrides

Online workshop:

“How To Write It - creative writing workshop” with spoken word artist Anthony Anaxagorou

Register here:

Visual identity and poster design by Michalis Charalambous | Platform design and development by Katerina Patsalidou | Curated by Dr Maria A. Ioannou | Produced by Dr Marios Psaras.

Organised by the Cyprus High Commission – Cultural Section in partnership with the interdisciplinary literature festival SARDAM. Sponsored by the Cultural Services – Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth of Cyprus.