Fia Backström will give a performative lecture, joined by Kira Josefsson, at Poets House, New York City, April 9th, 7pm

Swedish artist and writer Fia Backström gives a performative talk on Nobel laureate Harry Martinson’s 1956 epic science-fiction poem Aniara, which chronicles a flight from a decimated Earth into deep space. The inspiration for film, opera, and theater works, Aniara is one of Sweden’s most influential literary treasures. Backström will be joined by translator and writer Kira Josefsson.

posted 4.8.19