Translating Kafka’s work trough visuals, music and words
Discussion about writer Franz Kafka’s work and influence.
Time: Friday 10 November at 17:00
Place: Tehdas Theatre foyer, Manilla Itäinen Rantakatu 64, Turku
Franz Kafka (1883–1924), was German-speaking Bohemian writer whose work still inspires many contemporary artists. Turku International Puppetry Festival programme proudly features a full length visual theatre performance Kafka Insomnia by Lithuanian Kosmos Theatre. Kafka’s never-ending world limits are translated on stage with live music, video projections and drama acting.
Turku-based translator Panu Turunen has translated Kafka’s diaries in Finnish and the book will be released later this Autumn. What makes Kafka’s work current today? This is the topic discussed by Director of Kafka Insomnia Žilvinas Vingelis and Composer Andrius Šiurysdiscuss Kafka’s world with translator Panu Turunen.