Author Archives: Karima Hoisan


Attitude Dark days, sad days Chopin on a piano playing; grey skies, about to rain feels like night at 10 am. A droplet hits the window pane. How depressing! Don’t turn on the little table light, the bedside lamps… Now … Continue reading

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Outside Somehow, while the world was turning I got left on the outside..standing still. Everything seemed normal and yet I sensed that I was missing. Things flashed by me, while saxophones wailed like sirens and yet, I was frozen, in … Continue reading

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Hypergrid International Expo 12-16 & 17

I am very proud to be giving a talk at this International Expo, about my use of virtual worlds on Kitely-Virtual Worlds on Demand as a medium to bring my poetry alive  and in 3D. Recreating them in virtual worlds … Continue reading

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Round ‘n Round

Please listen to the recording with kalimba music to get the total experience of this performance poem. click here Round ‘n Round Spinning… round and round. Spinning round… and round planets, orbits, atoms, electrons, cycles seasons, loops, spheres… lives, deaths, … Continue reading

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Portuguese Singing Ladies

Portuguese Singing Ladies (for Carminho, Mariza, Amália Rodrigues etc etc) *Please listen to the song by Carminho that inspired this poem by clicking here Ahhh, all you Portuguese singing ladies who torch my night! How did you get that way? … Continue reading

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Machinima: Derendered

Originally posted on Joeys Café:
Well, it has been almost a week since the first screening of Derendered — THE most colourful machinima ever from Randt & Hoisan Productions. There was poetry, there was the screening, there was music, party…

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Our 24th Collaboration,”Derendered”

So…the screening is over..we all ate and danced too much etc etc.. now is the time to show off our little 24th newborn to those of you, who could not make it to the party. As we wrote in the … Continue reading

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