Kirmen Uribe: contemporary Basque poetry in New York

Feb 01, 2009

Born in 1970 in Ondarroa (Biscay), Kirmen Uribe is a poet, novelist, essay writer and playwright. He has translated the poems of Raymond Carver, Sylvia Plath, Wislawa Symborska and Mahmud Darwix into Basque amongst others, and has taken part in many multimedia projects combining poetry, music and plastic arts. Watch one of his works filmed in New-York in 2004 in which he recites his poem "Kukua", the cuckoo. More information: watch video.

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