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Golden Point Award Workshop Series: Malay Poetry

Description

The workshop aims to dwell on the characteristics of the poet’s mind and temperament, the essential qualities of poetic language, the principles of aesthetics and the techniques used in the composition of poems which are meaningful and beautiful. Participants are expected to be actively engaged in discussions and create their own poems during the session.


About Isa Kamari

Seorang siswazah dari Universiti Nasional Singapura dan Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Isa Kamari telah menulis lapan novel dalam bahasa Melayu: Satu Bumi, Kiswah, Tawassul, Menara, Atas Nama Cinta, Memeluk Gerhana, Rawa dan Duka Tuan Bertakhta. Beliau juga telah menerbitkan dua kumpulan puisi, Sumur Usia dan Munajat Sukma, sebuah kumpulan cerpen, Sketsa Minda, dan sebuah kumpulan skrip teater, Pintu. Beliau telah dianugerahi Anugerah Penulis Asia Tenggara (2006), Pingat Kebudayaan (2007) dan anugerah terulung susastera Melayu Singapura, Anugerah Tun Seri Lanang (2009).


A graduate from the National University of Singapore and the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Isa Kamari has written eight novels in Malay: Satu Bumi (lit. One Earth), Kiswah, Tawassul (lit. Intercession), Menara, Atas Nama Cinta (lit. Nadra), Memeluk Gerhana, Rawa and Duka Tuan Bertakhta. He has also published two collections of poems, Sumur Usia and Munajat Sukma, a collection of short stories, Sketsa Minda, and a collection of theatre scripts, Pintu. He was conferred the SEA Write Award (2006), the Cultural Medallion (2007) and Singapore’s highest Malay literary award, the Anugerah Tun Seri Lanang (2009).

Event Timeline
Sat Jun 13, 2015
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM SGT
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Venue
Goodman Arts Centre Meeting Room 3
Tickets
Standard $25.00
Venue Address
Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road, Singapore 439053 Singapore
Directions
BY MRT - Alight at Circle Line's Mountbatten MRT (Exit B) and turn right towards Mountbatten Rd. BY BUS - Alight at Bus Stop (91099) on Mountbatten Rd. Bus numbers 12, 14, 30, 30e, 158, 196, 401.
Organizer
The Arts House
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