Fiender: Swedish Enemies - 2016 / 2017

A multifaceted transnational collaborative poetry project engaging poets from both Sweden and the UK. Taking place in both nations across 2016 and 2017, with partners including 10tal's Stockholm Poetry Festival, Fiender is an ambitious, exploratory engagement with contemporary poets across Europe.

Supported by Arts Council Sweden. Curated by Harry Man and SJ Fowler.

Fiender in Malmö - September Sunday 3rd : POETEN PÅ HÖRNET  

Time: 19.00-21.00 - Free to attend
Address: Södra Förstadsgatan 65 B, 214 20 Malmö

Featuring new collaborations by
Kristian Carlsson &  JT Welsch
Naeimeh Doostdar & SJ Fowler
EliSophie Andrée & Harry Man
Freke Räihä & Matthew Rana
Clemens Altgård & Susann Wilhelmsson
Lalo Barrubia & León Plasencia Ñol
Karolina Jeppson & Henrik Nilsson to be confirmed

A brand new Enemies project in Sweden for 2017. Featuring newly commissioned collaborations by pairs of poets especially for this one-off, free-to-attend reading in the heart of Malmö, expect innovative and brilliant new works of live literature showcasing the potential power of international collaboration.

Fiender in London - Rich Mix Arts Centre : Saturday January 28th 2017

Free entry 7.30pm - 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA

Brand new collaborations commissioned for this unique literary event, pairing visiting Swedish poets and their British counterparts alongside other 'Camarade' pairs of poets invited especially for the evening. Some of the most dynamic poets working in contemporary European literature. Featuring:

Aase Berg & SJ Fowler - Harry Man & Anna Axfors - Elis Burrau & Holly Corfield Carr - Kathryn Maris & Patrick Mackie - Fabian Peake & Jeff Hilson - Nick Murray & Joe Turrent - Prudence Chamberlain & Eley Williams - Hannah Lowe & Richard Scott - Annie Katchinska & Mark Waldron - Molly Bergin & Russell Bennetts

Curated by Harry Man and SJ Fowler, with curatorial assistance from Emanuel Holm and Madeleine Grive.


Fiender: Swedish Enemies Project at 10tal's Stockholm Poetry Festival - November 22nd 2016

The beginning of Fiender in Sweden at 10tal's festival in the Swedish capital, in its 20th year. A special performance featuring three newly commissioned collaborations between pairs of poets and one new collective work, with Aase Berg & SJ Fowler, Harry Man & Elis Burrau and Holly Corfield Carr & Jonas Gren.