29 April 2006

Trakl workshop in London

Rediscovering Georg Trakl
19 May 2006 at the Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate, London
11.00 Welcome from Johannes Wimmer, Director, Austrian Cultural Forum

11.15 Alexander Stillmark: Problems of Principle and Practice facing the Translator of Trakl
12.00 Robert Vilain: Trakl and the Symbolists

13.15 Andrew Webber: Eventidings: Georg Trakl and Else Lasker-Schüler
15.00 Will Stone: A Visionary Infection - Georg Trakl's Dream and Derangement
15.45 Simon Thomas: Blaubart's Bloody Blues: Trakl's Mythopoetics of Evil
17.00 Rüdiger Görner: Farbintervall und Wortverschattung. Versuch über Trakl
18.30 Trakl in Performance: Simon Thomas presents his new translations and adaptations of Trakl's plays, Maria Magdalena and Barrabas, his poems and letters. Cast includes Tom Frankland and Stephenjohn Holgate. Directed by Ruth Martin.
All are welcome to attend. Registration for both the Workshop and Evening Programme required by 12 May - please contact