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Dr. Amitabh Mitra

ILA Blog has been given permission by Dr. Amitabh Mitra, to feature some of his YouTube videos, of his art and recitations.


Below, a watercolor interpretation of the poetry of Liu Xiaobo by Dr. Amitabh Mitra, which was first shown at the Wordfest, National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa, on July 8th, 2011.

A Poetry Film, below, "Do you remember those caves?", by Dr. Mitra:


"A Slow Train to Gwalior", Poetry Film by Amitabh Mitra, and based on a love poem.

"A Slow Train to Gwalior: Love Poems", book by Amitabh Mitra, can be found on Amazon.


Dr. Amitabh Mitra is a trauma surgeon at Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in Eastern Cape, South Africa. He is also a poet, artist and publisher. As a widely published poet in both web and print, he has held many exhibitions of his poetry and art. You can read more about Dr. Mitra on his website: Amitabh Mitra

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