by Jean Valentine
Translated into Bengali by Debolina Sur
with photos by Christoph Keller
First Edition: October 2016
Jean Valentine’s Lucy is a set of poems addressed to the 3.2-million-year old female hominid skeleton. The poems touch upon femininity, the female body, our ancestry, the role of art and the artist in human life and much more.
Debolina Sur’s Bengali translations capture the dexterity and the tenderness of the original.
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