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Ekphrasis: Poetic Responses to Victorian Radicals

Event information

January 27, 2022
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location
Online
Cost:
Free; advance registration required.
Description:
Ekphrasis, translated as "to speak out," is the longstanding exercise of artists rhetorically describing another’s work. Spend an evening with accomplished poets as they read writing commissioned in response to the stunning works of visual art in Victorian Radicals.
Ekphrasis: Poetic Responses to Victorian Radicals

Performers

Cam Barnett
S. Brook Corfman
Veronica Corpuz
Vanessa German
Amy Marvel
Danielle Obisie-Orlu
Michelle Stoner

Above: Henry Wallis. Chatterton (The Death of Chatterton), 1856–58. Oil on mahogany. 6 13/16 x 9 15/16 in. Presented by the Rt. Hon. William Kendrick, 1918. © Birmingham Museums Trust. Courtesy American Federation of Arts.
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