Poetics of Survival

A subproject of the literary festival Prima Vista, The Impossible Dream, 2024.

The project is directed by Timo Maran, Head of the Department of Semiotics, Professor of Ecosemiotics and Environmental Humanities, and coordinated by Jaak Tomberg, Associate Professor of Estonian Literature.
The project belongs to the program of Tartu 2024, European Capital of Culture.

As part of the Poetics of Survival, Tartu University’s Department of Semiotics will facilitate 10 creative writing workshops (from autumn 2022 until the end of 2023) open to writers, artists, scientists, semioticians, and students. The materials of the workshops will be arranged into a book for the literary festival Prima Vista called The Impossible Dream. The book launch will be accommodated by thematic art projects.