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Contributions by Michael McGriff:

“April and Silence”

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Collaborators’ Q&A What is it like to see both visual responses to the poem? Does reading it in English versus Swedish provoke different feelings in you? Artist Douglas Culhane: The visual repsonses couldn’t be more different—which is good. Interestingly neither of us included specific imagery from the poem (yellow flowers, a violin). Tranströmer is a poet I really admire and working on this project is the first time I had read his work in the original …

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