Special Event
Poetry Evening with Afra Atiq, Carlos Andrés Gómez & Brent Shuttleworth

Poetry Evening with Afra Atiq, Carlos Andrés Gómez & Brent Shuttleworth

Date/Time: Monday 7 February 2022 19:30-20:30

Venue: Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre, Expo 2020, Dubai

Language: English

Session No. 48 

Award-winning poets Dr Afra Atiq and Carlos Andrés Gómez (representing Dubai and New York City) – in collaboration with groundbreaking musician Brent Shuttleworth – premiere a multi-lingual, multi-genre performance in celebration of the power of the word and its ability to transcend divisions and boundaries, cultivate tolerance and inclusivity, and give us a pathway to the sublime.

Dr Afra Atiq is an acclaimed Emirati spoken word poet. She has performed internationally including events in India, Germany, and the UK. Atiq holds a PhD in Media and Creative Industries and is the co-founder of the Untitled Chapters.

Brent Shuttleworth is a Nashville-based singer/songwriter/producer.

Carlos Andrés Gómez is a Colombian-American award-winning poet. A star of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, TV One’s Verses and Flow, and Spike Lee’s no. 1 box office movie Inside Man with Denzel Washington.

A complimentary single-entry Day Pass to Expo2020 will be provided for this session.

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Genres: Special Event