… in the middle of the German response to the pandemic, I found Daphne’s shape-shifting to be a highly-relatable response to ever-present and swiftly morphing danger …
The launch of Dream Houses took place at the beautiful Lesesaal bookshop and cafe, Stadthausbrücke 6 Hamburg, on 25 October 2019.
News Flash! Dream Houses Launch confirmed for the beautiful Lesesaal bookshop and cafe, Stadthausbrücke 6 Hamburg, on 25 October at 7.30 pm.
I like to think poems are reflections of a truth, but only in that one moment.
For me, German is first and foremost a pragmatic language that has to do with dealing with authorities and buying groceries, an everyday language. But my inner world is English, and to externalise this I use the appropriate means. For me, writing poetry in my native language is also about re-centering myself within a language which links me to an earlier life in New Zealand.
DREAM HOUSES is Tessa Sinclair Scott’s first poetry collection; 13 years, 3 countries and 2 languages in the making. Published by Kelsay Books and with a foreword by acclaimed Australian poet Judith Beveridge.
The poem Paradise Diptych (download here) from my first poetry collection DREAM HOUSES was inspired by this mural by New Zealand artist Colin McCahon. Painted directly on the interior wall of the artist’s kitchen, circa 1952, it was acquired directly from McCahon’s French Bay home (now the McCahon House museum) by my father in the […]
Speaking of boxes… look what just popped out of its 📦 The first of 2 posters I designed for the luscious Lisa Stick Septett | See them at Birdland 🐧 and all over jazzy Hamburg joints this summer 🌞 Thanks to the fabulous Audrey Bashore for the 📷 and to Lisa for being such a […]
The HFBK-Chor is a choir consisting of a collection of rugged individualists who are graduates from the visual arts, design and architecture faculties of Hamburg’s most respected Fine Arts Institution the Hochschule für bildende Künste. In reality, it’s been a few semesters since most of the singers graced the halls of that august institution but that’s […]