A river of poetry - Performance @ La Grande bibliotheque de Montreal
The performance, entitled A River of Poetry, was the final event of the President’s Conference Series (PCS), and involved seven of Concordia’s poets reading full poems and extracts in several languages, accompanied by projections and voice recordings.
The President’s Conference Series at the Grande Bibliothèque ended with A River of Poetry, a multimedia presentation of poetry, light and images. | Photo by Concordia University. Nearly 200 people filled the theatre for the event, including Concordia President Judith Woodsworth, Vice-President Research and Graduate Studies Louise Dandurand, and Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec Guy Berthiaume.
A River of Poetry was the culmination of months of planning and collaboration.
Visual Design and scenography Delapierre Jerome
Poet Mary di Michele, of the English Department, likened the evening to an “IMAX experience of poetry.”