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  • Marabel Riesmeier


In this video, Marabel performs her poem Resistance. She discusses the crises that prompted her to write it, reflects on the links between crisis and hope, and her understanding of the relationship between poetry and resistance.

This poem “is about grappling with a post-apocalyptic world in which we have failed to do what it takes to prevent disasters, but also about finding community.”

Access the video transcript here:

Resistance_Marabel Riesmeier
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Marabel Riesmeier [2021] is a PhD student in History and Philosophy of Science, focusing on the philosophy of chemistry. She writes poetry in her free time.

Music credit: Akerman ft. Coma Svensson | 'Stuck in the Middle' | Courtesy of

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