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Barry Dempster on Paterson Ewen (Audio)

April 12th, 2010

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Barry Dempster

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Recorded: September 29, 2009 @ Walker Court, Art Gallery of Ontario
Duration: 7:17

Working from the concept of ekphrasis, one art form paying homage to another, Ontario poet Barry Dempster created and presents a new poem in response to a painting by Paterson Ewen from the AGO’s collection.

Upcoming Event: Poets Spell Art

Please join us on Wednesday April 21, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, at the AGO in celebration of International Poetry Month.

Toronto poet laureate Dionne Brand invites authors George Eliot Clarke, Lynne Crosbie, Daniel David Moses and Souvankham Thamavongsa, to join her in reading poems inspired by pieces from the AGO’s collection.

One Response to “Barry Dempster on Paterson Ewen (Audio)”

  1. Gavin says:

    Loved this poem.
    In a perfect world, the Paterson Ewen painting would be on this page so we could see the starting point.

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