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Daisy Rockwell: Poetry in Painting

Daisy Rockwell: Poetry in Painting

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 18:30-19:30

Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 10, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai

Language: English

Session No: 285 

Daisy Rockwell illustrates her mastery of reading between the lines as a visual artist, where her immersion in the worlds of language and her fascination with South Asian literature merge to bring to art lovers something they didn’t know was missing. Join Daisy to listen to her journey into Urdu poetry translation and how she uses the art of calligraphy and painting to further develop and explore its meaning. 

Daisy Rockwell is a painter and translator of Hindi and Urdu literature. Her translation of Geentanjali Shree’s Tomb of Sand won an International Booker Prize Award. She paints under the alias Lapata (missing in Urdu).
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