Fine brush strokes, defined by different colors, exaggerated sketches highlighting attributes or minimalist features evoking fine corners that outline the appearance and essence of a person by the hands of an artist, that is the art of portraiture dating back more than
Learn about the dangers of poetry, the lessons from collaboration, and the role of Ukrainian poets in this second part of our two-part interview with acclaimed poet, translator, and scholar Oksana Maksymchuk. For part 1, click here. This interview was conducted online
In this first part of our two-part interview with Oksana Maksymchuk, acclaimed poet, translator, and scholar, she talks about the power of poetry in times of war, the intricacies of language, and the important but impossible form of art that is translation.
Over the years in a world that does not stand still, poetry has lost relevance. It has gone from being a historical tool for cunningly and creatively converting discourses, to being reduced to the “clichéd love quotes on Valentine’s Day” by many.