Indonesia now: new and innovative poetry

Tan Lioe Ie en Violetta Simaputang tijdens 'Indonesië Nu'  - foto Serge Ligtenberg
Tan Lioe Ie en Violetta Simaputang tijdens 'Indonesië Nu'  - foto Serge Ligtenberg

Poets Violetta Simatupang and Tan Lioe Ie read from their work, the latter punctuating his lines with supple, ritual jumps. They talk to Tsead Bruinja about the role of engagement in modern Indonesian literature and about the question whether in Indonesia the same dangers and fears are experienced as in the West. During this programme the anthology The Nights of the Lampoons by Tan Lioe Ie will be presented, translated into Dutch by Linde Voûte. In English