- 5 months ago
Interviews with artists and specialists who explore social, political and environmental issues, conducted by K. Yoland. This week: The Armenian poet Lola Koundakjian, author of 'The Accidental Observer' and 'Advice to a Poet', reads from selected poetry and discusses her 25 years leading the Dead Armenian Poets’ Society as well as 12 years curating the online Armenian Poetry Project. Born in Beirut, Koundakjian has lived in NYC since 1979 and writes poetry in Armenian and English. Her works have been translated into Arabic, Asturian, French, Italian, Spanish and Ukrainian. This week Koundakjian was at BRIC (NYC) celebrating female Armenian poets with the Armenian capella trio Zulal as part of the event: Զորություն: The Power of Women in Armenian Art.