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Writers Tour to Kuala Lumpur and Makassar

Indonesia/Malaysia 2011

Thu 9 - Fri 17 June 2011


Reading at Taylor's University - Kuala Lumpur

Taylor's University - Experimental Theatre - Kuala Lumpur
Gündüz Vassaf - foto Serge Ligtenberg
Gündüz Vassaf - foto Serge Ligtenberg

The first performance in this tour is in Kuala Lumpur in the Experimental Theatre in Taylor's University. The writers will read from their work, and talk with the students and other visitors. The four writers invited by Writers Unlimited - Gündüz Vassaf (Turkey), Maaza Mengiste (Ethiopia/USA), Abeer Soliman (Egypt) and Rodaan al Galidi (Netherlands/Iraq) - will perform together with the Malaysian authors Dain Said, Kee Thuan Chye, Chua Guet Eng, Uthara Sankar SB and the Indian writer Dipika Mukherjee. All writers will read in their own language, and their texts will simultaneously be projected on screen in English translation. Admission is free.