[About the installation]
DARK EROTIC POETRY ROOM
The concept of the Dark Erotic Poetry Room at DELIQUIUM is based purely on the imaginative power of poetry decontextualised in a darkened space.
The installation aims to create a space were the loss of identity provoked by the suppression of the sense of sight causes the physical body to surrender completely to poetry. When hearing takes over the other senses, the participant is projected onto an imaginary world filled with verses inspired by the poetry of Marquis De Sade and Edgar Allan Poe.
Once the spectator agrees to participate and step over the threshold of the DEPR she/he will reset all the senses at the same level and the poetry mix, made by selected poems will create a unique sensual journey.
The Dark Erotic poetry competition reflects the intention of the gallery to respect cultures, promote human rights, and advance the themes of equality and diversity. Marquis De Sade and Edgar Allan Poe-inspired dark poets and artists and this will be reflected in the atmosphere, the music and the style of the event.