Next Stop is the Stars
The Exhibition will be extended to 10th June 2015
Poetry and Painting Exhibition by Kit Kelen
7-27/5/2015 Cocktail Served
Rui Cunha Foundation Gallery
Christopher (Kit) Kelen is a well known Australian poet, scholar and visual artist, and Professor of English at the University of Macau, where he has taught Creative Writing and Literature for the last fifteen years. Volumes of his poetry have been published in Chinese, Portuguese, French, Italian, Swedish, Indonesian and Filipino languages. A Japanese collection is currently in preparation. The most recent of Kit Kelen’s dozen English language poetry books is Scavengers Season, published by Puncher and Wattman in 2014. Kelen’s most recent poetry and painting exhibition Pictures of Nothing at All was on display at the Macao Museum of Art in 2014. For the last several years Kelen has been facilitating the translation of Chinese poetry into English and Australian poets into Chinese, projects which have so far produced a dozen large scale bilingual anthologies. Kit Kelen is the Editor of the new cross-arts international on-line journal the wonderbook and is Literary Editor for Postcolonial Text.