ROUTE BY FOOT: Innovators

Poems often look similar. The poems you will encounter along this route demonstrate that poetry can also look quite different. Dada, Futurists, concrete poetry: the streets of Leiden show several examples in which form and content are one. Some poets did not look for innovation in the appearance of their poems, but in experimental use of language. Discover the most innovative wall poems.

How it works

Explore 9 wallpoems on innovators. The route by foot takes around 45 to 60 minutes. You can navigate using the digital route below. Look for the starting point first, and follow the route using the map. Click on the red dot to discover more about a poem. Want to move on to the next poem? The cross in the upper corner directs you back to the map.

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