Forcing Change: Disruption, Transformation and the Poetic
Nia Davies and Tamara Dellutri
Saturday, November 12th
11am - 4.30 pm
At Glasfryn, Llangattock, Powys, NP8 1PH
The event comprises two sessions, from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m, then from 2.00 p.m. onwards, followed by an open-ended discussion.
£12.00 (Concessions £10)
Contact: Lyndon Davies, Glasfryn, Llangattock, Powys NP8 1PH
By homely gift and hindered Words
The human heart is told
Of Nothing —
"Nothing" is the force
That renovates the World —
Poetry makes nothing happen, Auden said, but what kind of nothing? Is it Emily Dickinson’s nothing, ‘the force that renovates the world'?
In a techno landscape where capital has become the most oppressive and decisive political denominator, a world where all verbal and formal challenges to the status quo are quickly appropriated to capital's own ends, in the face of fast-deteriorating social bonds, we can well ask if ‘transformation’ is really possible.
Writing of the capability of poetry to create new meaning...