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september 2022

Algérie (en francais)

Music and Vocals by: Noa Ben Shoshan
Lyrics: (originally in Hebrew): Ronny Someck
French Translation: Marlena Braester
Music Production and Mix: Oded Distelman
Mastered by Aran Lavi
Ney Flute: Niri Sadeh
Percussion: Roni Ivrin
Vocals recorded at LE BEBE Studio
Art and Design: Misha Konovalenko
Digital Distribution: Digistage

 

Algérie (the poem)

Si j’avais encore une fille
Je l’appellerais Algérie,
Et vous ôteriez devant moi vos chapeaux coloniaux
En m’appelant “Abou-Algérie”.
Le matin, quand elle ouvrirait ces yeux de chocolat
je dirais: “Voilà, l’Afrique se reveille”,
et elle caresserait le blond sur la tête de as sœur,
sûre d’avoir découvert l’or.

“Algérie, viens voir comment je peins le mur à l’est au pinceau du soleil!”

 

 


 

July 2022

Cristal Blues

New book in French

Ronny Someck - poetry
Michel Eckhard Elial - translations
Giraud Cauchy - glass
Ferrante Ferranti - photographies

More information

Ségust Editions > here

 
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January 2022

The magazine Banipal 72

Read the magazine Banipal 72 - Magazine of modern Arab Literature, including Ronny Someck > here

 

  Ronny Someck visits Greece 2019

 

  ill: Joseph Sassoon Semah

 


 

Augustus 2021

Ronny Someck with French star Brigitte Bardot

Ronny Someck - Goldstar Beer    

 


 

July 2021

Goldstar Beer

Ronny Someck made a painting on a label of Goldstar Beer

Ronny Someck - Goldstar Beer  

 


 

January 2021

Sull'occhio della tempesta

Ronny Someck (poem) and Ahmad Alaa Eddin (Illustration) - Sull'occhio della tempesta (Libri Del Merlo 2020)

Ronny Someck - Sull'occhio della tempesta   Ronny Someck visits Greece 2019

 

   

 


 

August 2020

Melech Ronny

by Seymour Mayne

King Ronny was loved by all his subjects.
And why, every other monarch ran into problems?
Ronny the First didn’t issue declarations,
he published poetry.
But the Prime Minister and his cabinet members
were definitely not amused.
How can we have a king who is also a poet?
We know how the Maccabees
came to grief,
ruling while also serving as priests.
With poets it is even more extreme.

So King Ronny abdicated…for the women
he loved. They were all his Muses
and expected him home
every night of the week,
taking care to perform his conjugal duties
even though he was tired
from working hard all day now
as a fully employed poet.

(One of the Ronny Someck Poems featured in the upcoming Issue)

 


 

June 2020

The Ballet Dance Of The Pita In The Hummus Plate

The Rozenberg Quarterly - the Magazine (june 2020) published the article 'The Ballet Dance Of The Pita In The Hummus Plate' by Ronny Someck.

I begin in the East: East is the crown that Mohamed Abd el-Wahab placed on the head of “Cleopatra.” East is the dust left by a galloping horse on the road between Ras Mohammed and Nuweiba. East is the ballet dance of the pita on the hummus plate. East is a bag of tears hidden in the corridor of Umm Kulthum’s throat. East is Mahmoud Darwish’s suitcase. East is two lines by Omar Khayyam: “Ah could I hide me in my song, To kiss thy lips from which it flows!”. East is the space between ‘tfadl’ (Arabic for “please”) to sahten (Arabic for “well done”) חסרה שורה על סבא סלח . East is Grandmother Haviva’s plate of rice. East is a yellowing picture of palm trees on the banks of the Tigris. East is where the sun rises every day.

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Read the whole article > here

or in the magazine > here

  Ronny Someck visits Greece 2019

 

  ill: Joseph Sassoon Semah

 


 

March 2020

Letter to Elvis

Tender by Sigal Armoza & Ronny Someck
Choreography and performance: Sigal Armoza
Poetry: "Letter to Elvis Presley” by Ronny Someck
Music: Elvis Presley
Performance Director: Noa Dar Light
Design: Alex Chasin
External Opinion: Dorit Levi
Photo by Amit Armoza
Video: Studio Three Photographers
Production: Dr. Vered Aviv, Mina Kantushov, Shiri Katz, Sigal Armoza
Presented as part of The Dance Graduates Forum, The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, February 20, 2020
Thanks: The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, Mirit Nisim and computing and Electronics Department, for their contribution to this evening

English version

Hebrew version

 


 

February 2020

Lea G

Paintings by Lea Goldberg and Ronny Someck, Mishkenot Sha'ananim, Jerusalem

Closing- 28/2/2020

Read a review > here

 

  Ronny Someck - exhition Mexico
A review   with prof Ariel Hirshfeld
   
‏‏with the musicion Raz Shmueli        

 


 

September 2019

Patras World Poetry Festival 27-30 August

Ronny Someck was one of the poets of the Patras World Poetry Festival 27-30 August in Greece.

See some pictures here.

  Ronny Someck - exhition Mexico
     
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Liora and Ronny Someck at the winery   Ronny Someck and Eleftheria Thanoglou. Photo Dusan Sarotav
   
‏‏Ronny Someck and Dusan Sarotav at the Patras Archaeological Museum   Ronny Someck at the opening of the festival in Patras   Ronny Someck in Athenes. Photo Liora Someck
   
Ronny Someck reading at the winery in Patras   Ronny Someck with his poem at the Main Street in Patras   Ronny Someck with the poet Nikolett Katsidima-Lagiou. Photo Liora Someck

 

Read an article in the Greece magazine 'Mandragoras' about Ronny Someck (in Greece) > here

  Ronny Someck visits Greece 2019

 


 

August 2019

New exhibition Ronny Someck 'Una imagen dice más que mil palabras'

At the 15th edition of the Monterrey International Film Festival, 15-23 august, Israël will be host country.

Within the framework of the Film Festival, the Lobby of the Cineteca Nuevo León will host the exhibition 'Una imagen dice más que mil palabras' (=An image says more than a thousand words) by the graphic artist Ronny Someck, composed of portraits in drawing of recognized icons of literature and poetry.

See some photos made by Iris Nesher here.

  Ronny Someck - Face of man
         

Ronny Someck - exhition Mexico

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June 18th 2019

New exhibition 'Face of man"

There is a new exhibition 'Face of Man' at the Bar Ilan univercity, faculty of Jewish Studies, in Ramat-Gan.

The curators are Prof. Hanoc ben Pazi and Yosi Mishan.

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Ronny Someck - Face of man

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Maya Yonati, Ronny Someck, curator Prof. Hanoc Ben Pazi and Yaron Harel
  with the curator Prof. Hanoc ben Pazi

 


 

May 18th 2019

Ronny Someck visited Milan Italy

Ronny Someck visited Milan Italy for a performance on may 15th in the Circolo Filologico Milanese.

On stage he was accompanied by the famous guitarist Emanuele Segre.

See some pictures and a magazine interview here.

And read an interview with Ronny Someck (in Italian) > here

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        Ronny Someck with the magazine La Repubblica with the anouncement of the event
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Prof. Ali Faraj gave Ronny Someck some sand from the river Tigris   The concert with Emanuele Segre   With his wife Liora after the reading in San Vittore Jail
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Near the word of Anish Kapoor   With the artist Luciano Ragozzino   With the Italian poet Giovanna Rosadini
         

 


 

May 8th 2019

Ronny Someck visited Columbia

Ronny Someck visited Columbia to give some readings and to promote his Spanish book with translations of his poems.

1 May 2019 - 07:00 p.m. Sala Manuel Zapata Olivella - Corferias
2 Mayo 2019 - 11:00 a.m. Universidad Central – Aula Múltiple Calle 21 No. 4-40
3 Mayo 2019 - 11:00 a.m. la Librería LERNER - Carrera 11 No 93A-43

See some picture here.

  Ronny Someck visited Columbia
        Ronny Someck with the Columbian flag

 

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after the reading at the university   At the book fair in Bogota    
   
At the book fair in Bogota   At the Libreria Lerner   A moment for the reading at Libreria Lerner

 


 

April 3th 2019

Exhibition 'Tabula Rasa'

Ronny Someck took part in 'the international plain notebook project ‏ Tabula Rasa', a group exhibition.

The exhibition took place in the 'Gallery on the cliff', Natenya until the 6th of April 2019.

Curator was Dr. Guy Morag Tsapelevich.

 

 


 

March 14th 2019

 

Ronny Someck's poem for the series 'Ma'abarot'

For the lead of the series 'Ma'abarot', which means: transit camp, they used the poem 'Poverty Line' of Ronny Someck.
Here you can see the clip.
The singer is Sahy Zoberi.

Poverty Line

 

As if it were possible to draw a line and say: beneath this is poverty.
Here is the bread that blackens
in cheap mascara pigments
and the olives sitting in a small dish
on the tablecloth.
The pigeons’ flyby
to the sound of bells from the kerosene salesman’s red cart,
and the thud of rubber boots landing on the muddy ground.
I was a boy in a house called a shack,
in a neighborhood called an immigrant camp.
The only line I could see was the horizon, and everything beneath it looked like
poverty.

 

Trans: Avia Tadmor

 


 

February 10th 2019

 

Ronny Someck - Meir Ariel Prize

     
Yesterday Ronny Someck received the Meir Ariel Prize for Creativity in the Hebrew Language 2019   Ronny Someck - Meir Ariel Prize   Ronny Someck - Meir Ariel Prize
         

 


 

January 6th 2019

Exhibition 'Prisoner Camp'

The exhibition 'Prisoner Camp', a cooperation between Ronny Someck and the artist Shahar Sarig, opened on 06/01/2019.

Place: the 'Kibbuzim College of Education, Technology & Art' in Tel Aviv utill 28/2/2019.

See some photos of the opening here.

See the catalogue > here

 
     
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The catalogue   The exhibition   Ronny Someck and the curator Yosi Mis'han

 


 

January 2 2019

Ronny Someck interview in El Nacional (Mexico)

Read the interview in the Mexican newspaper 'El Nacional' from December 9th 2018 with Ronny Someck (Spanish) > here

 


 

The news 2015-2018 > here

The news 2014 > here

The news 2013 and older > here