Astra is the founder and curator of Poem Atlas, a poetry platform that showcases object and visual poetry. This project aims to showcase the best of visual and experimental poetry in the UK and beyond, focussing on the work of poets who explore the performative aspect of tangible poems, and merge poetry and visual art to create unique visual-textual works. You can visit the Poem Atlas website for more info.
29 January 2020, 7.30pm
This is the launch event for The Poetry Society’s new upcoming exhibition, Temporary Spaces. The exhibition and launch event are curated by Astra Papachristodoulou from Poem Atlas in collaboration with Nic Stringer from Corrupted Poetry. It will feature performances from Matt Martin, Sarah Dawson, Michelle Penn, Astra Papachristodoulou, Simon Tyrrell and Claire Collison. The event will be free to attend with a suggested donation of £3 and a unique exhibition catalogue produced by Pamenar Press and available to purchase on the night. Don't miss out!
—The Poetry Café, London
5 December 2019, 7.30pm
Join us for the launch of Astra Papachristodoulou's pamphlet Blockplay (pub. Hesterglock Press) in a poetry evening themed around childhood games. Come and play with interactive poems at the Poetry Society's Cafe and see a limited pop-up exhibition at the Cafe's basement featuring a range of poets. The event will also feature brand new performances created for the night from some of UK's most exciting visual poets. Participants to be announced soon.
— The Poetry Cafè, London
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