Date & Time
Video launch on 21 Feb, 3pm
‘A Storyteller Reads’ is a video series showcasing translated works by Singapore writers. The six five-minute-long videos feature storyteller Kamini Ramachandran performing the English translations of selected Malay, Tamil and Chinese poetry and prose, as well as bilingual readings in Malay and English.
Writers featured include Cultural Medallion recipients K T M Iqbal and Isa Kamari, migrant poet Md Mukul Hossine, and Singapore Literature Prize winner Latha. The series also features poetry from the anthology SG Poems 2015-2016 by the National Poetry Festival. Through these short videos, ‘A Storyteller Reads’ aims to bring the richness and diversity of translated Singapore literature to new audiences.
About the Organiser
Kamini Ramachandran is a storytelling artist who believes in the magic and power of words, both spoken and written. She recognizes the value of listening deeply in cultivating good reading habits. An avid reader with a large private library of books, she breathes life into stories.