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colonialism, post-colonialism
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Written and spoken word (general)
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International Festival of Literature Berlin (ilb)

If there are biographies which give a sense of a patchwork identity then it is like the one of Sandrine Bessora van Nguema, better known under her artistic name of Bessora. She was born in 1968 in Belgium, her father came from Gabon, her mother from Switzerland. She grew up in Africa, Europe and...

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Kolonialismus, Postkolonialismus
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (allgemein)

Wenn es Biografien gibt, die der Rede von der Patchwork-Identität einen Sinn geben, dann sind es solche wie die von Sandrine Bessora van Nguema, besser bekannt unter ihrem Künstlernamen Bessora: 1968 wurde sie in Belgien geboren, der Vater stammt aus Gabun, die Mutter aus der Schweiz....

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tradition
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Music (jazz, Turkisch Gypsy music)
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House of World Cultures

Oriental music and jazz have one major key element in common: improvisation. The percussionist Burhan Ocal combines the traditions of Turkey, the classical court music of Seraglio and the folk music handed on by the Turkish Roma, with contemporary jazz. Burhan Ocal was born in the Thracian city of...

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Tradition
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Musik (Jazz, türkische Gypsy-Musik)

Die zentrale Betonung der Improvisation verbindet die orientalische Musik mit dem Jazz. Der Perkussionist Burhan Öcal mischt die Traditionen der Türkei, der klassischen Hofmusik des Serails wie der überlieferten Volksmusik der türkischen Roma mit zeitgenössischem Jazz....

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 Burhan Öcal & Oriental Ensemble

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deconstruction, dictatorship, environment, modernity, politics, poverty, urbanity
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Media Arts (video)
Visual Arts (installation art, photography)
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Visiting Arts

Garaicoa works in installation, new media and photography. He uses architectural forms to illustrate the disintegration of political ideals both in a sociological sense and in it´s physical manifestation.

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Carlos Garaicoa

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Islam, ritual, tradition
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Music (classical music, sacred music)
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House of World Cultures

The Iranian singer Mohammad Ali Ghadami is a master of the Maqam, which are musical forms belonging to Persian art-music and performed on religious and mystical occasions. The texts are songs of praise for the prophets and the 12 imams, who play a central role in Shiite belief. What counts in...

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Mohammad Ali Ghadami

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Jan Torpus (*1963) lives and works in Basel. From 1989–1993 he studied interior design at the Massana Art and Design College in Barcelona. During the following two years he worked with the architect Daniel Freixes in Barcelona in the fields of interior design, lightning design and exhibition...

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Bürgerkrieg, Moderne, Tradition
Genre (Subgenres):
Musik (elektronische Musik, Jazz, klassische arabische Musik, moderner arabischer Gesang)
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House of World Cultures

Kamilya Jubran, 1963 in Aakka/Palästina geboren, erhielt ihre musikalische Ausbildung von ihrem Vater; geprägt wurde sie durch die Musik von Oum Kalthoum. Als Sängerin, Oud- und Qanoonspielerin der Gruppe „Sabreen“ verband sie die Klassik mit den Einflüssen des Jazz und...

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Kamilya Jubran

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expectation, history, Humour, perception
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Visual Arts (Conceptual Art, installation art, performance, video art)
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Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Since his participation in the 1997 documenta, Christian Philipp Müller is considered one of the most important practitioners of contemporary conceptual art. He is a pathfinder whose work examines such issues as the social and aesthetic specifics of space. The position of the artist is a...

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Erwartung, Geschichte, Humor, Wahrnehmung
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Bildende Kunst (Installation, Konzeptkunst, Performance, Videokunst)

Christian Philipp Müller gilt seit seiner documenta-Teilnahme 1997 als einer der bedeutendsten Vertreter zeitgenössischer Konzeptkunst. Er ist ein Spurensucher, dessen Arbeit stets im sozialen als auch im ästhetischen Raum verortet ist. Oft macht er die Stellung des Künstlers ...

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Christian Philipp  Müller

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Gender
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Film (Dokumentarfilm)
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Marzieh Meshkini, geboren 1969 in Teheran, studierte von 1996 bis 2001 Film in der Makhmalbaf Film School und arbeitete als Regieassistentin in Filmen ihres Ehemanns Mohsen Makhmalbaf. Ihr erster Film „The Day I Became a Woman“ gewann zahlreiche Preise bei Filmfestivals. Der Film portraitiert ein...

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crossroads:
gender
genre (subgenre):
Film (documentary)

Marzieh Meshkini, born in 1969 in Tehran, studied film at the Makhmalbaf Film School from 1996 to 2001. She is married to Mohsen Makhmalbaf and worked with him as assistant director on several of his films. “The Day I Became a Woman”, her first film, recounts the story of a young girl who is...

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Shirana Shahbazi , Tirdad Zolghadr , Manuel Krebs
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Visual Arts (artefact)
Written and spoken word (art theory)
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House of World Cultures

In 2000, the artist Shirana Shahbazi, the art theorist and cultural critic Tirdad Zolghadr and the designer Manuel Krebs founded the artists’ collective SHAHRZAD. Independent yet self-ironic, their work provides a comment on cultural and social phenomenon, tackling themes ranging from consumer...

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Bildende Kunst (Artefakt)
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Kunsttheorie)

Im Jahr 2000 schlossen sich die Künstlerin Shirana Shahbazi, der Kunsttheoretiker und Kulturkritiker Tirdad Zolghadr sowie der Designer Manuel Krebs zum Künstlerkollektiv SHAHRZAD zusammen. Selbstironisch und unabhängig zugleich kommentieren sie kulturelle und gesellschaftliche...

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memory, nature
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (painting)
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Visiting Arts

Jordanian artist Nabil Shehadeh was born in Jerusalem in 1949. He studied art in London at Chelsea School of Art and now lives and works in Switzerland. Shehadeh is a painter, working in acrylics, oils and mixed media. He exhibits in Jordan, Switzerland and other countries and has received many...

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Nabil Shehadeh

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crossroads:
family, globalisation, homeland, identity, oral tradition
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Music (avantgarde, ethnic, folk, improvisation)
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BSCC

Her music combines the best of many worlds. The vocalist Saadet Türköz sings original songs from the highlands of Central Asia, but in her very own way, influenced by modern music from the West. Although these tunes are quite old, the way Saadet sings makes them sound innovative and...

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Saadet Türköz