Readings by Mia Couto (The Tuner of Silences) at Harbourfront Centre
Mia Couto is the author of more than 25 books of fiction, essays and poems, and also works as an environmental consultant and theatre director. His novels and short story collections have been published in 20 languages. Two of his novels have been made into feature films and his books have been bestsellers in Africa, Europe and South America. In 2002, a committee of African literary critics named his novel Sleepwalking Land one of the 12 best African books of the 20th century. Translated from the Portuguese by David Brookshaw, Couto shares The Tuner of Silences, a shocking portrait of the intergenerational legacies of war.
Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 6 p.m.
Galeria Almada Negreiros
Consulate General of Portugal
438 University Avenue
Suite 1400, Toronto
Dr Ted Witek is an American photographer living in Toronto after living several years in Europe, including four years in Portugal. He has been photographing since childhood but takes comfort in proclamation of Helmut Newton that he “got good at 50”.
The exhibit, on display from May 2nd to May 31st, is included in the Contact Photography Festival
taking place in May with more than 1500 participating artists in over 175 venues throughout, the city of Toronto.