Exhibition devoted to the life and works of the Poet and Translator Andres Ehin will be opened on 12 March
The exhibition to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the writer Andres Ehin will be opened in the UT Library on Thursday, 12 March. The exhibition gives an overview of Ehin’s poetry as well as his activities as a translator.
At the opening event, Andres Ehin’s life and works will be introduced by his wife, the poet and translator Ly Seppel-Ehin, and his daughter, the poet Kristiina Ehin. Visitors of the exhibition can also listen to the writer reading his poems – his voice comes from the vinyl album, recorded in 1973.
A large part of the exhibition is made up of the collections of Ehin’s poems. “His poetry is original and genuine, full of enjoyable linguistic plays and mind games,” said Marianne Tiik, the librarian of the UT Library who created the exhibition. “Visitors can browse Ehin’s books on the exhibition bookshelves and enjoy the language of his poems.”
The exhibition also shows Ehin’s translations of books by Russian, Finnish, Chinese, Japanese, Turkish and other authors. Photos from the personal collections of Ehin’s family members and from the UT Library collections are on display as well.
The exhibition will be opened on Thursday, 12 March at 17.15 on the third floor of the Library, in front of the Humaniora reading room. It can be viewed until 12 April.
The exhibition was created by Marianne Tiik and designed by Lilian Mengel.