Lipi & Prymityw Band – poetry + music

We would like to invite you to the first event in October within the framework of the project “Hear the image = see the sound”, which will be held with the support and funding from the City of Gdansk.
Lipi & Prymityw Band concert. This meeting, as always, will be unusual and interesting. This time in Savchenko Gallery space we will hear not only great music from “Lipi & Prymityw Band”, but also delicious poetry. The poet and musician Tomasz Lipski will present his poetry from the poetry volume “Prymityw”, published on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of his poetic activity.
Welcome to the exciting world of music, poetry and visual arts
Free admission.

Lipi & Prymityw Band – poetry + music
The band performs original compositions/etno, folk, blues, author’s song/accompanied by a poet and author of lyrics Tomasz Lipi Lipski.
The band has recorded a CD entitled “Więzień miłości” in 2012. They are currently promoting Lipsky’s latest book of poetry, 2019’s The Primitive.
The team consists of:
Tomasz Lipi Lipski – jembe, voice
Arek Ignaciuk – guitar
Maria Chmielarz – Podejko – flute
Adam Gierasimiuk – bass guitar
Tomasz Lipski – born in Gdańsk. Poet, musician, culture animator. Member of the band Ikenga Drummers and co-founder of the band Lipi & Czemuś, with whom he released the album “Więzień miłości”. He has participated in many musical and theatrical projects. His texts and poems were translated into Lithuanian. He has four books of poetry to his credit ( Fotografie mej pamięci – 1995, Pierwsze słowo – 1998, Opowieści z buszu – 2005, Prymityw – 2018). He made his debut in the “September” Poetry Group, with which he was associated from its inception in 1994. He has published in the local press and in literary journals around the country. He has won many poetry competitions. Scholarship holder of the Pomeranian Voivodeship Marshal for Creators of Culture (2005, 2008, 2011, 2018).
For several years he hosted author’s programmes on the radio station in the detention centre. In 2014, thanks to a grant from the Prison Service in Gdansk, he published an anthology of poetry by inmates of the Detention Center in Gdansk titled “A Breath of Freedom. ”
In 2018, he published a book of poetry titled: “Primitive” to celebrate 25 years of poetry.
The book “Prymityw” is the fourth author’s volume of poems by Tomasz “Lipi” Lipski. It was released in 2018. The volume is enriched with the author’s illustrations and written in his own font. Edyta Majewska, an artist and employee of the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk, is responsible for editing the book. This project was created on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the artistic activity of “Lipi” Lipski.

Video relation from the concert

Photo relation from the concert.