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Speakers’ Profiles INTRE:FACE: Peter Dietze

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Peter Dietze (*1987 in Dresden, GDR) lives in Berlin. His poems have been published in literary magazines and anthologies in Germany and abroad.

He is one of the editors of the German-Czech-Slovakian anthology DISPLEJ.eu and the literary magazine Randnummer.

Since 2013 he is part of the Berlin based artists network KOOK and organizer of several literary projects and events in Berlin, latest: “CLOUDPOESIE – Dichtung für die vernetzte Gesellschaft” (CLOUDPOETRY – Poetry for the connected society). In 2016 he is receiving a work stipend from the Berlin Senate.

 

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OPEN CALL for SARDAM 2016

SARDAM, deriving from the word σαρδάμ («verbal slip» in greek), is an annual, out of the box, literature festival, based in Cyprus that was founded in 2013 by the writer Maria A. Ioannou and the artistic group aRttitude. The festival presents the work of writers from Cyprus and abroad in alternative, mixed media ways.

In order to participate in the 2016 edition ….

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Xiaolu Guo: Everybody dreams of a borderless world

Born in China in a small village, and after studying film in Beijing Xiaolu Guo went into exile to London. Her work is inspired by her biography, resistance, identity, home – she lives between different worlds and languages. Today she is one of the most appreciated and proliferated authors and film makers in Britain – in November she will be in Berlin at Lettrétage, presenting her works.

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CON_TEXT in conversation: Daniela Seel with Cia Rinne and Gernot Wieland

Translated from German by Hester Underhill

7 days, 2 artists, 1 location – Two new artists are coming together every week to create a new event at Lettrétage as part of the CON_TEXT project.

Poet and publisher Daniela Seel met with CON_TEXT artists, Cia Rinne and Gernot Wieland, at Lettrétage. This is what they had to say.

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Ernesto Estrella (ES/USA): What is that voice?

Ernesto writes poetry, performs in several contexts philosophical lectures, is a publisher and musician and an educator. Polyphony, here and there. He uses a variety of artistic and poetical expressions merging into a reduced room of slight installation-like instances that will show you secretly the mechanics of abstraction. I met Ernesto on a bridge in Berlin, Neukölln.

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