Translation


A Guide by Grzegorz Białkowski, translated by Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka

    lightning leads the world from darkness into darkness       Grzegorz Białkowski (1932-1989) was a Polish poet and physicist. The two poems come from his eighth, posthumous book, Figury z piasku (Sand Figures), published in Poland in 2015 by the Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego. During his lifetime Białkowski’s […]


Contemporary Art is Internationally Appealing by Vincent Ravalec, translated by Wendeline A. Hardenberg

    The challenge was to make appealing something that was not. To transform this godforsaken city, populated by people as indifferent to art as tourists are to the idea of visiting the only historic building—a vague ruin of a castle—in a glamorous destination. After all, what the Guggenheim did […]


Lights like Poets by Fina García Marruz, translated by Katherine M. Hedeen and Janet McAdams

    The evening empties, inexplicably. Places no longer receive us, toss us out, to the elements. There’s cold and wind. Sounds linger, trembling in the air, don’t know to disappear. And then a poet the usual one, somewhere, takes a blank sheet of paper, totals up the void (consoled […]