WHAT: Vernissage EDENS VUGGE. HVISKENDE SKABNER FRA SYRIEN
WHEN: 14.00, Saturday 5 November 2016, (Exhibition: 5 – 30 November 2016)
WHERE: Global Art Gallery, Skalbakken 8A, Copenhagen Vanløse
This arrangement will be held in DANISH // Arrangementet forgår på DANSK
Jan Pêt Khorto (poetry) and Trine Kandborg (painter) published “Edens Vugge. Hviskende skæbner fra Syrien” in August 2016. The book is a series of poems written by Jan accompanied by images created by Trine. At the vernissage and for the following month, Global Art Gallery shall exhibit the paintings you can see in the book. Our guest speaker, renowned Danish poet, Henrik Nordbrandt will also recite his work at the vernissage.
We invite you to share a drink and some snacks, and also to listen to readings and participate in dialogue.
14.00 Book and Painting Sales begin at Global Art Gallery
15.00 Welcome to Global Art Gallery by Henrik Juhl Andersen / Sune Skadegaard Thorsen
15.10 Poetry Readings by Guest Speaker Henrik Nordbrandt
15.25 Introduction to book project and paintings by Trine Kandborg
15.40 Introduction to Akdeniz School in Mersin, Turkey by Jan Pêt Khorto
16.00 Poetry Readings: Jan Pêt Khorto & June Dahy
16.20 – 17.00 Book and Painting Sales
You will also be able to purchase the book and of course the paintings. All proceeds will go to the Akdeniz school in Mersin in Turkey, which was set up by Syrians to educate the many Syrian child protection seekers who have fled the war. Donations may also be made directly using Mobilpay +45 42305296 or via bank transfer (Denmark), reg: 3409, account number: 11885713
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