Oddfríður Marni RASMUSSEN

RASMUSSEN Oddfríður Marni

Poems

Millumyrking

 

Oddfríður Marni RASMUSSEN, born in 1969, grew up in the village of Sandur on the island of Sandoy in the Faroe Islands and works today as a primary school teacher. He has published 13 collections of poetry, the first in 1994. From 1998 to 2000 he attended the Writers’ School (Forfatterskolen) in Copenhagen. In 2001, Rasmussen together with Danish photographer, Ole Banke, produced a book of poems and photos entitled Tað føroyska ljósið (The Faroese Light). They collaborated again in 2016 to publish a second work of poetry and photography, Gandakendu Føroyar (Enchanted Faroe Islands). Oddfríður M. Rasmussen is co-founder and co-editor of the Faroese literary journal, Vencil, which since 2006 has been publishing new Faroese writing as well as world literature in Faroese translation. A special edition of Vencil with English translations of contemporary Faroese poetry and prose was published in 2011. 

For further details of Oddfriður Marni Rasmussen’s most recent publications, see the publisher Sprotin.

Poetry collections

aldur hugans (1994); innantannaskríggj (1995); Skil (1998); Rás/Sár (2000); Kvørkringar (2002); Gráir týdningar (2003); Plástrið (2005); Lívrám (2009); Blómugrót (2011); Eg eri næstur (2013); Oktoberbløð í fallandi sól (2014); Av heilum hjarta (2015);  Úrtíð (2016)

Poetry and photography collaboration

Tað føroyska ljósið/Det færøske lys/The Faroese Light,  poems by Oddfríður Marni Rasmussen, photos by Ole Banke (2001)

Gandakendu Føroyar/ Magiske Færøer/ Enchanted Faroe Islands, poems by Oddfríður Marni Rasmussen, photos by Ole Banke (2016)

For children

Innantanna Anna og Túsundbeinið Súni (2008)

Editing & translation

The Faroese literary journal Vencil.

 

 

 

 

 

  • Leeuwarden Europan Capital of Culture 2018
  • Greenlandic Writers Association
  • Yunus Emre Institute
  • Spain Arts and Culture - Cultural and Scientific Service of the Embassy of Spain in Belgium
  • Etxepare Euskal Institutua
  • It Skriuwersboun
  • Orfeu - Livraria Portuguesa
  • Ville de Bruxelles
  • Scottish Government EU Office
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Estonia to the European Union
  • Embassy of Ireland
  • Danish Cultural Institute
  • Polish Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Brussels
  • Mission of the Faroes to the EU
  • Commission européenne
  • Camões Instituto de Cooperação e Língua Portugal
  • Balassi Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of Hungary in Brussels
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the European Union
  • Ambassade du Luxembourg à Bruxelles
  • Embassy of the Republic of Latvia to the Kingdom of Belgium
  • MuntPunt
  • Czech Centre Brussels
  • Romanian Cultural Institute in Brussels
  • Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
  • Embassy of the Republic of Estonia in Belgium
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura
  • Austrian Cultural Forum
  • Greenland Representation to the European Union
  • Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity