European Poetry Festival 2024: Austrian Poetry Celebration

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European Poetry Festival 2024: Austrian Poetry Celebration

  • Thu 27 Jun 2024
  • 7:00PM

A night of performance and poetry as three of Austria’s most remarkable contemporary poets come to London.

Join Helene Proißl, Gudrun Schmidinger and Thomas Ballhausen presenting brand new collaborations, exclusively made for the evening, with British compatriots.
A celebration of cross-genre and cross-lingual literature of the most original kind, exploring what is possible in live literature in the 21st century.

With new poetry and performance collaborations on the night by

  • Gudrun Schmidinger and poet to be announced
  • Thomas Ballhausen and David Spittle
  • Helene Proißl and poet to be announced

In addition, new short collaborations from other European poets in pairs make up the remainder of the event, with:

  • Stathis Dimitriadis and Panos Ghikas
  • Ida Börjel and Madara Gruntmane
  • Anna Ayanoglou and Ana Seferovic
  • Stanimir Dimitrov and Tomasz Mielcarek

This is the seventh Austrian celebration at the European Poetry festival. This event is not to be missed - a celebration of both literary and experimental poetry, live, representing one of Europe’s most remarkable poetry scenes.

More info: Austria — European Poetry Festival


Austrian Cultural Forum London
28 Rutland Gate
London SW7 1PQ