For the past three years, the Maltese Embassy in Warsaw in collaboration with Arts Council Malta, through the EUNIC Warsaw Cluster, has been participating in ‘Poems in the City’.
The objective of the “Poems in the City” project is to enable poetry originating from several European countries to be given international exposure in the streets of Warsaw. To this end, EUNIC collaborates with local authorities in Warsaw to have posters of poems in their original language, of over twenty European poets, to be displayed on bus-stops, cafes, clubs, book shops and libraries and in prominent squares all over Warsaw.
In the 2021 edition of "Poems in the city" poet Nadia Mifsud represents Malta with her work, which goes by the title 'qtar' (meaning 'drops'):
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In 2020, the theme was 'Nature', and poems from all EU member states were displayed on social media in the original language accompanied by a translation to Polish. Malta was represented by Antoine Cassar, a Maltese Poet whose work "Passport" has been published in twelve languages and adapted for theatre. In addition, his book-length poem 'Forty Days' - was shortlisted for the European Poet of Freedom. At 'Poems in the City' he presented '8 ħajki bla fruntieri' translated by Zuzanna Gawron.
Throughout the month of April 2019, Maltese poet Glen Calleja, participated with his poem ‘Totalita’. During a final performance night which took place on Monday 8th April, Maltese poet Glen Calleja recited three of his poems in Maltese from his collection “Outstanding Truth,” which in many ways, are an attempt at documenting direct experiences of cancer in poetic form.
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Arts Council Malta announces representation details for the Pavilion of Malta at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia The Ministry for National Heritage, the Arts and Local Government is pleased to announce that the Maltese Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia 2022, commissioned by Arts Council Malta, will be curated by an international team led by Keith Sciberras (MLT) and Jeffrey Uslip (USA). Thursday 23 September 2021
Four Maltese artists participate in the New York group exhibition UN/MUTE Monday 27 September 2021
Anna Horvath selected to represent Malta in ECO Solidarity, New York Tuesday 13 April 2021