Glen Calleja is a Maltese artist with a special interest in poetry and the book as object. His work often involves alternative book structures, found content and performative elements. Glen is co-founder of Studio Solipsis. He has led and participated in a number of interdisciplinary projects and is currently continuing his formation in traditional bookbinding techniques. His poetry books include eki t’eki (2002), IR-RAĠEL (2010, 2012, 2017), kull flgħaxija kif mal-għabex tnin u tmut saħħet il-jum (2014) and Iswed Assolut (2016).
Eight years ago today, three intrepid Maltese carved their names in the history books. They became the first Maltese people to reach the highest summit in the world: Mount Everest. Marco Cremona, Gregory Attard and Robert Gatt on 17 May 2010 managed that which many had thought would be impossible for people born and bred on [...]
Marco Cremona ma’ Glen Calleja Daħla: L-ewwel trid tasal Fis-17 ta’ Mejju 2010 jiena, flimkien ma’ Gregory Attard u Robert Gatt, taħt it-tmexxija tal-gwida Skoċċiż Victor Saunders, sirna l-ewwel Maltin li qatt telgħu f’għoli ta’ 8,848 metru. Konna qed nirfsu fuq il-quċċata tal-Muntanja Everest. L-ewwel Maltin. Kienet ilha ġejja s-snin. Snin ta’ ppjanar u ħolm. […]