New Podcast: I’m Only Human

Manuela Perteghella and Sophie Clausen have just launched the first episode of a new podcast about poetry, art and translation. In this episode they discuss their collaborative translation of a Danish poem into English, Italian and an installation, which they created as part of their contribution to the Experiential Translation Network. The installation will beContinue reading “New Podcast: I’m Only Human”

Ospitare/Hosting Others – workshop 2

By Gaia del Negro, Silvia Luraschi and Cinzia Delorenzi For our second workshop, we engaged again in the translation of the performance and poetry of Antonella Anedda. (See here for more info about our project and workshop 1)Instead of meeting in a public park, this time we performed in a dance studio. The group wasContinue reading “Ospitare/Hosting Others – workshop 2”

 Picturebooks and Graphic Narratives: Special issue of journal Translation Matters 

by Karen Bennett Recently out! – a special issue of the journal Translation Matters (3.2) devoted to Picturebooks and Graphic Narratives, the first of two publications resulting from the conference  Picturebooks and Graphic Narratives in Education and Translation: Mediation and Multimodality held in June last year (see blog 7 July 2021). The full issue isContinue reading ” Picturebooks and Graphic Narratives: Special issue of journal Translation Matters “

Translating the Asemic

by Ricarda Vidal and Harriet Carter This blog further continues the conversation about asemic writing, drawing and translation, which we started in the summer and continued in early December. On 25th November 2021, we returned to Ledbury’s Barrett Browning Institute (home to the Ledbury Poetry Festival) to conduct the second workshop of two exploring asemicContinue reading “Translating the Asemic”

Asemic Writing and Drawing

Workshop 1: exploring uncertainty in the company of artists, poets, makers by Ricarda Vidal and Harriet Carter This blog continues the conversation about asemic writing, drawing and translation, which we started in the summer. On 4th November 2021 we travelled to Ledbury to conduct a workshop exploring asemic writing through drawing in the Barrett BrowningContinue reading “Asemic Writing and Drawing”

The invisible process of research

by Gaia Del Negro, Silvia Luraschi and Cinzia Delorenzi with Dalia Yemaya El Saadany Our research revolves around “hosting others” and has the aim to translate a performance by Cinzia, the artist. Please read our earlier blog entry from 13th July. The artist chose to offer the participants three elements to translate from her performance:Continue reading “The invisible process of research”

New Venues

by África Vidal Art has been translating for decades. In fact, the arts – dance, painting, photographs, sculpture, etc. – have always translated. Of course, this depends on what we understand by translation. To me, translating means re-presenting. Presenting again. And each one of us presents the world depending on how we look at it.Continue reading “New Venues”

Some speculations on asemic writing and the productive embrace of uncertainty

by Ricarda Vidal and Harriet Carter, 28 July 2021 Ricarda: Last year, I read Peter Schwenger’s excellent Asemic: The Art of Writing. The book brought together a wide range of artists who explore writing without language in their work.  Cy Twombly (who Schwenger sees as one of the “ancestors” and whose Letter of Resignation seriesContinue reading “Some speculations on asemic writing and the productive embrace of uncertainty”

Coesistenza/ Coexistence

Incontrare l’altro attraverso il corpo e le parole/ Meeting the other through body and words by Gaia del Negro and Silvia Luraschi, 13 July 2021 This workshop was held with 8 participants (6 women & 2 men) in Milano, Parco di Trenno, 20th June 2021, by the artist Cinzia Delorenzi and researchers Gaia Del NegroContinue reading “Coesistenza/ Coexistence”

ETN holds its first Symposium

by Madeleine Campbell, 9 July 2021 Our network for meaning-making across languages and the arts launched on 17 June by holding a digital one-day Symposium for members to meet and greet, exchange ideas and plans and discuss the network’s aspirations for the next 18 months. Educational and community projects, outputs and impact were very muchContinue reading “ETN holds its first Symposium”