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MIXTAPE online platform is a collaboration between SARDAM interdisciplinary literature festival (founded in 2013) and the Cultural Section of the Cyprus High Commission in the UK, aiming at showcasing the work of Cypriot and international writers-performers. Revisiting Slam Poetry, which first appeared in the 1980s, or even the rhythm of words by the Beat Generation in the 1950s, MIXTAPE offers a taste of several trends related to contemporary literature and literary performance, including videos of spoken word (slamming), sound poetry, visual poetry, literature in relation to video art, literature in relation to sound/music, as well as conversations about writing and literary performance and an online creative writing workshop.

Video - Performances by:  

Anthony Anaxagorou, Stella Voskaridou, Koraly Dimitriadis, Michael-Angelos Englezos, Maria A. Ioannou, Avgi Lilli, Pavlina Marvin, Erina Charalambous, Sergio Garau, Lola Nieto, Iga Maria Szczepańska 



Anthony Anaxagorou with Maria A. Ioannou 

Shelley Marlow with Maria Petrides 


Online workshop:  

“Creative Writing”with award-winning British-Cypriot poet/performer Anthony Anaxagorou 


Visual identity and poster design by Michalis Charalambous.

Online platform design and development by Katerina Patsalidou.

Curated by Dr Maria A. Ioannou.

Produced by Dr Marios Psaras. 



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