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Written and spoken word (drama, linguistic criticism, novel, prose, short story)
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House of World Cultures

Born in Malatya in Turkey in 1946, Emine Sevgi Özdamar is an actress and director who for the last twenty years has been writing prize-winning prose and dramas not in her mother tongue but in German. She was a foreign worker in West Berlin, learnt acting in Istanbul, went on stage in East...

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deutsch
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Drama, Kurzgeschichte, Prosa, Roman, Sprachkritik)

Die 1946 in Malatya, Türkei, geborene Emine Sevgi Özdamar ist Schauspielerin und Regisseurin und schreibt seit zwanzig Jahren preisgekrönte Prosa und Dramen, allerdings nicht in ihrer Muttersprache, sondern auf Deutsch. Sie war Gastarbeiterin in West-Berlin, lernte Schauspiel in...

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Sevgi Emine Özdamar

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media, women, writing
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Performing Arts (theatre)
Written and spoken word (drama)
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Intercult

Gilly Adams is a workshop leader and director who specialises in work with text. For more than a decade she was the Artistic Director of the Made in Wales Stage Company, which developed and produced new plays. In addition, Gilly works regularly with an international network for women in...

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history, home, identity, Intifada, language, politics, trauma, war
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Design and Crafts (ceramics, textiles)
Visual Arts (calligraphy, painting, text)
Written and spoken word (novel, poetry, prose)
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House of World Cultures

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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deutsch
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Geschichte, Heim, Identität, Intifada, Krieg, Politik, Sprache, Trauma
Genre (Subgenres):
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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Pseudonym for Ali Ahmad Said Isbir
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exile, Islam, modernity
genre (subgenre):
Written and spoken word (essay, literary criticism, poetry)
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House of World Cultures

Born in 1930, the Syrian Adonis is said to be one of the founders of modern Arab poetry, of which he has been one of the leading exponents since the 60s. In his poetry and essays he has tried to create a specifically Arab and Islamic kind of modernism. His transformation of Islamic values recalls...

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Exil, Islam, Moderne, Zivilisation
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Dichtung, Essay, Literaturkritik)

Der Syrer Adonis, geboren 1930, zählt zu den Begründern der modernen arabischen Poesie und gilt seit den sechziger Jahren als einer ihrer Wortführer. In seiner Dichtung wie in seinen Essays versucht er, eine spezifisch arabisch-islamische Moderne zu begründen. Seine an Nietzsche...

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 Adonis

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love, myth, nature, socialism
genre (subgenre):
Written and spoken word (novel, tale)
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House of World Cultures

The works of the writer Chingiz Aitmatov, born in Sheker (Kyrghistan) in 1928, are characterised by the tensions and contradictions that lie between tradition and the modern age – between Kyrghisian myths, tribal culture and the new social system, between shamanism and industrialisation. Aitmatov...

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Tschingis Aitmatow

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colonialism, politics, post-colonialism, religion
genre (subgenre):
Written and spoken word (general)
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International Festival of Literature Berlin (ilb)

Edward al-Charrat was born in 1926 in Alexandria, Egypt. During his Law studies, which he completed in 1946, he worked in a British marine depot and immediately after that at the Egyptian National Bank. Because he participated in the activities of the anti-colonial movement he had to accept the...

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

Edwar Al-Kharrat wurde 1926 in Alexandria, Ägypten, geboren. Während seines Studiums der Rechtswissenschaften, das er 1946 beendete, arbeitete er in einem britischen Marinedepot, unmittelbar danach bei der ägyptischen Nationalbank. Wegen Beteiligung an den Aktivitäten der...

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desert, gender
genre (subgenre):
Written and spoken word (novel, story)
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House of World Cultures

ARTIST STATEMENT/ POSTCARD PROJECT OF THE HOUSE OF WORLD CULTURES 2007 ´What is writing, is it life, is it the life or is it the life the writer is writing. How is it, when the writer does not get recognition or success - how will be his life, how will it look like? How he can stand to himself...

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deutsch
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Gender, Wüste
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Erzählung, Roman)

Miral Al-Tahawi, geboren 1968 in Sharqiya in Ägypten, wuchs in einer Beduinenfamilie auf. Sie studierte Literaturwissenschaft und arbeitet gegenwärtig als Lehrbeauftragte an der Universität in Kairo. Ihre erste Erzählsammlung „Riem al-barari al-mostahila“ („Die...

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crossroads:
civil war, conflict, homeland, humanity, migration, tradition, war
genre (subgenre):
Written and spoken word (novel, short story)
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Haus der Kulturen der Welt

He was blown away, says Daniel Alarcón. It was incredibly exciting, kind of amazing. He found his name on the longlist of the International Literature Award of the House of World Cultures and the Stiftung Elementarteilchen along with thirteen others, including authors he has admired for...

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other language:
deutsch
Crossroads:
Bürgerkrieg, Heimat, Konflikt, Krieg, Menschlichkeit, Migration, Tradition
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Kurzgeschichte, Roman)

Einfach umgehauen hat es ihn, sagt Daniel Alarcón. Unglaublich aufregend sei es, irgendwie fantastisch. Auf der Longlist des Internationalen Literaturpreises vom Haus der Kulturen der Welt und der Stiftung Elementarteilchen fand er seinen Namen inmitten von 13 anderen wieder. Darunter...

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Daniel Alarcón

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additional names:
Mikhalchuk
crossroads:
ambivalence, borderline experience, gender, identity, power
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (installation art, photography)
Written and spoken word (poetry, Verse)
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Visiting Arts

Anna Alchuk is a poet and an artist who works in video, visual poetry, installation and photography. Her interests lie in the visual manifestations of the collective unconscious of Russia during the Soviet era and today. She reconstructs and re-sites existing images of men and women, or invites...

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Anna Alchuk