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Oana Avasilichioaei


Oana Avasilichioaei’s art practice interweaves various areas, including poetry, translation, photographic and moving image, sound, and performance. She explores various means of translating between these areas, bringing aspects of one area into another as a way of putting pressure on the very meaning, conventions, structures, and genres of these fields. She engages with language as trace and resistance, polyglot and polyphonic poetics, phonotopes (intermediary spaces between words, sound

Avasilichioaei regularly performs work and gives talks/presentations on poetics and translation in Canada, USA, Mexico and Europe, and she was the founder and curator of the Atwater Poetry Project reading series in Montreal from 2004 to 2009. Avasilichioaei was the 2009 Writer in Residence at Green College, UBC, Vancouver, the 2010-2011 Canadian Writer in Residence at Calgary University, and the 2018 Audain Visual Artist in Residence at Simon Fraser University.

Books by Oana Avasilichioaei

Limbinal Limbinal

We_beasts_cover We, Beasts

Chimera Expeditions of a Chimera

Abandon_web Abandon

Books translated by Oana Avasilichioaei

Readopolis-bertrand-laverdure-cover-510 Readopolis

The_thought_house_of_philippa The Thought House of Philippa

Universal-bureau-of-copyrights-cover-510 Universal Bureau of Copyrights

Islands The Islands