The inspiring masterclass with Rafael-Evitan Grombelka on the topic of “sign language poetry” took place in Cologne on September 16 and 17 and offered a unique opportunity for interested minds to come together and dive into the fascinating world of “sign language poetry”. All participants shared a common passion for this art form.
During the two days the participants not only learned but also worked practically. Rafael-Evitan brought an impressive selection of examples that supported the participants to explore the depths and facets of “sign language poetry” (poetry slam and visual vernacular). Not only were fundamentals of this art form highlighted and taught, but Rafael-Evitan also presented a toolbox that the group worked with.
What made this masterclass particularly outstanding was the incredible input from Rafael-Evitan. His expertise and commitment were palpable and left a lasting impression on the group. The exchange within this community proved to be extremely enriching, as skills were worked on together and new perspectives and ideas emerged.
The Masterclass took place in the welcoming environment of the Un-Label Studio, which provided a creative and inspiring atmosphere. Overall, the event was an unforgettable experience that not only expanded the participants’ skills in “sign language poetry,” but also helped create a wonderful community of people celebrating the beauty and power of language.
Photos: Milena Rosiny