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54th Poetry International Festival Rotterdam
Eva Rún Snorradóttir

Eva Rún Snorradóttir

Eva Rún Snorradóttir is an Icelandic writer, dramatist and poet.
Main reading Eva Rún Snorradóttir

During the main readings of festival poets, each poet will receive the undivided attention of the audience for the duration of the program. The poets have pre-picked a selection of poems, which they will read in its entirety during their main reading. After the reading, there will be time to ask the poets questions about their work that you've always wanted to know the answer to!


Bio Eva Rún Snorradóttir

In her poetry, she concerns herself with topics such as heteronormativity and general everyday performativity in the lives of girls and women, as well as lesbian motherhood, female friendships and sexuality. Snorradóttir's work is relatable for her peers because of the accessible and witty tone of her poems. She is an active performance poet and her work has been described as ‘avant-garde social postmodernist’. 

With her poetry collection Seed that Impregnates the Darkness (2018) she won the Maístjarnan Award. Additionally, she has been feature...

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Main reading Eva Rún Snorradóttir

During the main readings of festival poets, each poet will receive the undivided attention of the audience for the duration of the program. The poets have pre-picked a selection of poems, which they will read in its entirety during their main reading. After the reading, there will be time to ask the poets questions about their work that you've always wanted to know the answer to!


Bio Eva Rún Snorradóttir

In her poetry, she concerns herself with topics such as heteronormativity and general everyday performativity in the lives of girls and women, as well as lesbian motherhood, female friendships and sexuality. Snorradóttir's work is relatable for her peers because of the accessible and witty tone of her poems. She is an active performance poet and her work has been described as ‘avant-garde social postmodernist’. 

With her poetry collection Seed that Impregnates the Darkness (2018) she won the Maístjarnan Award. Additionally, she has been featured in an anthology of young Icelandic poets. Due to a lack of boundaries between genres in Iceland’s artistic landscape, Snorradóttir, as well as many as her contemporaries, is a multidisciplinary artist who also writes novels and works in theater and performance art. Her fourth book Homo Romantic was published in 2021 and her forthcoming book about mommy issues will be published in the fall of 2024. She is a member of The Extended Life Performance group Kviss búmm bang and two art collectives. Furthermore, she wrote and directed a play about the AIDS crisis in Reykjavík of the 80s and 90s, that was produced by The Reykjavík City Theater. She regularly teaches and mentors at the Icelandic Academy of Art. 

Saturday June 8th  

20.00 - 20.30

LantarenVenster - Auditorium 6


Pricing

Buy a day- or passe-partout-ticket via the link above.

Language and duration

Language: Icelandic

Poets recite in their own language. You can read the translations into English and/or Dutch via projections. 

Duration: 30 minutes

 

Festival poets

See also

Sponsors
Gemeente Rotterdam
Nederlands Letterenfonds
Stichting Van Beuningen Peterich-fonds
Prins Bernhard cultuurfonds
Lira fonds
Partners
LantarenVenster – Verhalenhuis Belvédère