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Cristina Domenech:
Poetry that frees the soul

TEDxRiodelaPlata · 12:37 · Filmed Oct 2014
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“It’s said that to be a poet, you have to go to hell and back.” Cristina Domenech teaches writing at an Argentinian prison, and she tells the moving story of helping incarcerated people express themselves, understand themselves — and glory in the freedom of language. Watch for a powerful reading from one of her students, an inmate, in front of an audience of 10,000. In Spanish with subtitles.

Poet and educator
Cristina Domenech proposes to use language as an instrument of liberation and as a way to change the world. Full bio
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