Events & Workshops

Featuring Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’

All Events featuring Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’

Somali Bristol Festival 2016 Event.

Somali Bristol Festival 2016 Event.

Freedom of expression is fundamental to the flourishing of creativity and literacy. Historically, both in the UK and the Somali regions, individuals and groups have battled to protect this right from the encroaching power of the state, conservative groups, and economic and political powers.

The City Academy
Russell Town Avenue
Redfield
Bristol
BS5 9JH
Workshop on Somali Poetry by Axmed Shiikh Jammac with Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’

Workshop on Somali Poetry by Axmed Shiikh Jammac with Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’

In the lead-up to the Somali Week Festival 2011, we tried to arrange a special workshop with visiting poet Axmed Shiikh Jammac; however, sadly his visa didn’t arrive in time. Nevertheless, we held a workshop with translator, Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’

RADA (Council Room)
62-64 Gower St
London WC1E 6ED

Workshop on Somali Poetry by Faysal Aw-Cabdi

Workshop on Somali Poetry by Faysal Aw-Cabdi

Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’ joins us to lead a workshop on the poetry of Faysal Aw-Cabdi Axmed. The literal version of Faysal’s poem, ‘Perfection’ was translated in the first of our workshops for Somali speakers.

RADA (Council Room)
62-64 Gower St
London WC1E 6ED

Second Workshop for Somali Speakers

Second Workshop for Somali Speakers

Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’ leads the second in our series of workshops for Somali speakers that will introduce them to the process of translating poetry and the work of the PTC.

RADA - Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
Council Room
62-64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

First Workshop for Somali Speakers

First Workshop for Somali Speakers

Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’ led the first in our series of workshops for Somali speakers that introduce them to the process of translating poetry and the work of the PTC.

RADA - Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
Council Room
62-64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

Poetry Translation Centre Launch

Poetry Translation Centre Launch

Our launch reading and was an unique and unprecedented celebration of international poetry in the Khalili Lecture Theatre at SOAS.