Bombing of Poems / London
A Rain of Poems will fall on London
One hundred thousand poems by over 300 contemporary authors from 204 countries will fall on Jubilee Garden on 25 June 2012. The performance, carried out by the Chilean artist group Casagrande in collaboration with Southbank Centre, is part of the Cultural Olympics.
Rain of Poems over London is the sixth stpe in a larger project, consisting of throwing thousands of poems by contemporary authors on cities that have suffered air raids in the past. It has been held in Berlin, Germany (2010), Warsaw, Poland (2009), Guernica, Spain (2004), Dubrovnik, Croatia (2002), and Santiago, Chile (2001).
Bombing of Poems – August 28, 2010