Kama La Mackerel is a Montreal-based Mauritian-Canadian multidisciplinary artist, educator, community-arts facilitator and literary translator who works within and across performance, photography, installations, textiles, digital art and literature. Their art practice is intertextual and intertextural. They have exhibited and performed their work internationally and their writing in English, French and Kreol has appeared in publications both online and in print. Their debut poetry collection ZOM-FAM was published by Metonymy Press in 2020.
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On the blog this week: 72-hour write-a-thons, the art of incorporating maps into great book design, the definition of ZOM-FAM and a refreshing take on historical fiction.
In Mauritian Kreol, Zom-Fam means “man-woman” or “transgender.” Metonymy Press joins us in this edition of Poetry in Motion to share more about this debut book of poetry by the same name from multi-disciplinary artist Kama La Mackerel – a collection that mythologizes ... Read more
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