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Visual Arts (photography, text)
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House of World Cultures

Jananne Al-Ani, born in Iraq in 1966. She studied Fine Art at the Byam Shaw School of Art and graduated with an MA in Photography from the Royal College of Art in 1997. She lives and works in London.

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Bildende Kunst (Fotografie, Text)

Jananne Al-Ani, geboren 1966 im Irak, studierte bildende Kunst an der Byam Shaw School of Art und schloss ihr Studium am Royal College of Art 1997 mit einem MA in Fotografie ab. Sie lebt und arbeitet in London.

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Music (electronic-urban-traditional-fusion)
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Cairo is the Arabian centre of pop music. Natacha Atlas is a crossover artist who combines the sound of this city with western club sounds, a recipe that has made her extremely successful in Europe. Natacha Atlas was born in 1964. She grew up in the Moroccan quarter of Brussels and moved to London...

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Musik (electronic-urban-traditional-fusion)

Das Zentrum der arabischen Popmusik ist Kairo. Den Sound dieser Stadt verbindet die Crossover-Künstlerin Natacha Atlas mit westlichen Club-Klängen und ist damit in Europa äußerst erfolgreich. Natacha Atlas wurde 1964 geboren, wuchs im marokkanischen Viertel Brüssels auf...

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Natacha Atlas

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interculturalism, migration
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Written and spoken word (general)
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International Festival of Literature Berlin (ilb)

Biyi Bandele (actually Bandele-Thomas) was born in 1967 in northern Nigeria, a region which is largely Muslim. He stems from a family, which belonged to the Yoruba tribe and converted to Christianity. He left his parents’ house at the age of 14 to earn his living doing odd jobs, while also going to...

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Interkulturalismus, Migration
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (allgemein)

Biyi Bandele wurde am 13.10.1967 in Kafanchan/Kaduna im islamisch geprägten Norden Nigerias als Sohn einer Familie, die den Yoruba angehörte und den christlichen Glauben angenommen hatte, geboren. Sein Großvater väterlicherseits war um 1900 aus dem Südwesten des Landes als...

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colonialism, everyday life, gender
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Performing Arts (performance)
Written and spoken word (dub-poetry, storytelling)
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Jean ‘Binta‘ Breeze was born in Jamaica in 1956. Her poetry readings are a one-woman festival, a cross between literature, reggae rhythms and performances, combining the folklore of her homeland with the experiences of Jamaican immigrants in Europe. They shift easily between Jamaican slang and...

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Alltag, Gender, Kolonialismus, Migration
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Dub Poetry, Storytelling)
Performing Arts (Performance)

Die 1956 in Jamaika geborene Jean ‚Binta‘ Breeze erschafft mit ihren Dub Poetry-Auftritten ein ganzes „One-Woman-Festival“; ihre Aufführungen sind Grenzgänge zwischen Literatur, Reggae-Rhythmen und Performance. In der Lyrik ihres Sprechgesangs lässt sie Volkstraditionen, Religion und...

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Jean 'Binta' Breeze

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exile, Islam
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Written and spoken word (essay, poetry)
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Born in Mashhad in Iran in 1938, Esma’il Kho’i is the best known Persian poet living in exile. From 1967 to 1982 he was a leading representative of modernism and a chairman of the Writers’ Association in Iran. He took the revolution as an opportunity for profound social changes but in 1983 had to...

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Exil, Islam
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Dichtung, Essay)

Essma'il Cho'i, geboren 1938 in Maschhad, Iran, gilt als der profilierteste persische Lyriker des Exils. Von 1967 bis 1982 einer der prominenten Vertreter der Moderne in Iran, nahm er als einer der Vorsitzenden des Schriftstellerverbandes die Revolution als Chance für tiefgreifenden sozialen...

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Essma'il Cho'i

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colonialism, history, language, racism
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Written and spoken word (essay, novel, poem)
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David Dabydeen

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deconstruction, gender, Intifada, post-colonialism, Utopia
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Visual Arts (curating art, installation art, painting, performance, photography, sculpture, video art)
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Visiting Arts

Israeli video artist Doron Furman was born in Tel-Aviv in 1969. He currently lives and works in London and Tel-Aviv. He studied Fine Art in Italy and the UK, receiving a BA from the Accademia di Belli Arti, Florence in 1986 and an MA from Goldsmiths College in 1995. He works in video,...

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Music (dancefloor, Gnawa)
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Musik (Dancefloor, Gnawa)

Zur deutsch-marokkanischen Gruppe "Gnawa Impulse" - gegründet 1998 von Philippe Massy - gehören die drei traditionellen Gnawa-Musiker Abdenbi Binizi, Samir Zgarhi und Majid Karadi sowie die Berliner Szene-Musiker Jan-Claudius Rase und David Beck.

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 Gnawa Impulse

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crossroads:
apartheid, democracy, everyday life, marginalisation, people, politics
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (photography)
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Visiting Arts

George Hallett began his career as a street photographer in Cape Town. In 1970, he left apartheid South Africa and moved to London, continuing to document the lives of ordinary people, including the Afro-Caribbean community in Birmingham, UK. He has also documented some of the key events in the...

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civilisation, democracy, diversity, emotion, everyday life, interculturalism, lifestyle, love, marginalisation, sexuality, Society
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Performing Arts (children & youth, general, theatre)
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Intercult

Karena Johnson is an independent theatre director and producer. She was Acting Artistic Director of Contact Theatre, Manchester, Head of Programming at Oval House Theatre, London and Artistic Director of Kushite Theatre Company. She has also has worked and directed plays for the West Yorkshire...

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