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Shahrnush Parsipur, born in 1946, worked for Iranian National Television and Radio from 1967 on as an editor and producer and, at the same time, studied sociology at Tehran University, graduating in 1973. She began writing during this period, publishing her first novel in 1974. In the same year,...

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Gender
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Roman)

Shahrnush Parsipur, geboren 1946, war seit 1967 als Redakteurin für das staatliche Fernsehen tätig, nahm daneben 1973 ein Studium der Gesellschaftskunde an der Universität Teheran auf. Zu dieser Zeit entstand auch ihr erster Roman. Aus Protest gegen die Hinrichtung zweier...

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Bildende Kunst (Installation, Objektkunst)
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Eduardo Abaroa wurde 1968 in Mexiko-Stadt geboren und stellt seit Mitte der neunziger Jahre international aus. Seine oft absurd erscheinenden Installationen und Modelle verbinden eine bunte und spielzeughafte Materialwahl mit ernsthaften, oft auch deprimierenden Themen, wie zum Beispiel dem der...

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sexuality, violence
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Visual Arts (installation art, object)

Eduardo Abaroa was born in 1968 in Mexico City and has been exhibiting his work internationally since the mid-1990s. He often produces seemingly absurd installations and models that combine a strikingly colorful and toy-like choice of materials with severe, often depressing or outright violent...

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Music (Cajun)
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Like all other classic folk styles in the US, Cajun music has also experienced a transformation in the last few decades by mixing with rock, pop and blues. But a distinctly unadulterated variety of accordion and fiddle sounds still exists in Louisiana. Whoever is looking for such music is in good...

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Musik (Cajun)

Wie alle anderen traditionellen Stile der USA hat auch die Cajun-Musik in den letzten Jahrzehnten eine Wandlung erfahren und sich mit Rock, Pop und Blues vermischt. Doch die unverfälschte Spielart jener akkordeon- und fiddlebetonten Klänge Louisianas gibt es noch. Wer diese sucht, ist bei...

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Ray Abshire

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body, censorship, dictatorship, interculturalism, people
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Film (author's film)
Media Arts (digital arts, video)
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Born in Romania in 1965, Bogdan Achimescu received his art education in Cluj, Romania and Kraków, Poland. Now a Polish citizen, he lives and works between Poland and the USA. He has held academic positions at several universities in the USA since 1997, currently Visiting Artist at the...

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Bogdan Achimescu

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history, home, identity, Intifada, language, politics, trauma, war
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Design and Crafts (ceramics, textiles)
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Written and spoken word (novel, poetry, prose)
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The Lebanese-American writer and artist Etel Adnan is a grande dame of Middle Eastern literature, a collector of worlds and languages. Having grown up in a Lebanon bridging Europe and the Arab world as the daughter of a Greek mother and a Syrian father, she moves easily among cultures and...

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Geschichte, Heim, Identität, Intifada, Krieg, Politik, Sprache, Trauma
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Bildende Kunst (Kalligraphie, Malerei, Text)
Design & Kunstgewerbe (Keramik, Textilien)
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Dichtung, Prosa, Roman)

Die libanesisch-amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Künstlerin Etel Adnan ist eine Grande Dame der Nahost-Literatur, eine Welten- und Sprachensammlerin. Aufgewachsen in einem von westlichen und arabischen Einflüssen geprägten Libanon als Tochter einer griechischen Mutter und eines...

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Etel Adnan

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Rovena Agolli, hailed as "one of the most promising young artists in Albania" by Edi Muka, Director of the International Center of Culture in Tirana, is a painter and installation artist. Her work explores the tension between the dreams, aspirations and illusions of represented images...

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everyday life, gender, labelling, sexuality
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Visual Arts (collage, installation art, painting)
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Ghada Amer was born in Cairo, Egypt, in 1963, studied painting and fine arts in Nice, Boston, and Paris, and has been exhibiting her works since the early 1990s. From the very beginning of her career, Amer has been engaged in an investigation of the stereotypical notions, images, and techniques of...

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conflict, Cosmopolitanism, human rights, humanity, multi-culturalism
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Kwame Anthony Appiah is himself the best embodiment of the cosmopolitanism he champions. The moral philosopher of Ghanaian-British background is at home on three continents: He was born and educated in Europe, grew up in Africa, and lives in the United States. Cultural difference and the...

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Konflikt, Kosmopolitanismus, Menschenrechte, Menschlichkeit, Multikulturalität
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Debatte)

Kwame Anthony Appiah verkörpert den Kosmopolitismus, den er vertritt, selbst am besten. Der Moralphilosoph ghanaisch-britischer Herkunft ist auf drei Kontinenten zuhause: Er ist in Europa geboren und ausgebildet, in Afrika aufgewachsen und lebt in den USA. Kulturelle Differenz und das...

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Erinnerung
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Film, Installation, Videokunst)
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Die als Tochter einer palästinensischen Mutter und eines chilenischen Vaters 1968 in Santiago de Chile geborene Claudia Aravena Abughosh bewegt sich persönlich wie in ihrer filmischen Arbeit „zwischen den Welten“. Die Themen ihrer experimentellen Videofilme und Videoinstallationen sind...

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body, memory, time, violence
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Visual Arts (performance)
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A delicate creature floats through the room like a shimmering cipher. The fine layer of soapsuds trembles under the currents of air. Soap bubbles everywhere. In their midst, a slender androgynous woman in white. An image that evokes memories of an innocent childhood game that vanishes without...

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Erinnerung, Gewalt, Körper, Zeit
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Performance)

Wie ein schillerndes Nichts schwebt das zarte Gebilde durch den Raum. Die dünne Haut aus Seifenschaum zittert unter dem Luftwiderstand. Seifenblasen überall. Dazwischen eine schlanke androgyne Frau in Weiß. Ein Bild, das die Erinnerung an unbeschwerte Kinderspiele wachruft und...

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Maria José  Arjona