Breyten Breytenbach

Breyten Breytenbach appears in the following:

In Solitary

Friday, November 16, 2012

Lawrence Weschler, director of the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU, author of Uncanny Valley: Adventures in the Narrative, Breyten Breytenbach, poet, painter, human rights activist, author of a memoir about his seven-year imprisonment in Apartheid South Africa, The True Confessions of an Albino Terrorist, and Taylor Pendergrass, senior staff attorney at the New York Civil Liberties Union and co-author of Boxed In, discuss Saturday's symposium exploring the theme of solitary confinement.

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Making Art in Exile

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Hear what it’s like to be an artist in exile. Leonard talks to South African writer Breyten Breytenbach and Croatian novelist Dubravka Ugresic. When Breytenbach and his Vietnamese wife tried to re-enter his native country in 1975, he was thrown in jail thanks to harsh anti-miscegenation laws. Ugresic ...


Art in Odd Places

Sunday, December 08, 2002

Jazz in church, paintings after prison, an electronic soundscape in an old synagogue... we’ve got all kinds of art happening in all kinds of places. Plus, how to change a man who’s committed crimes against humanity ”“ by giving him books. And once again, we hand over the controls for ...