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body, censorship, dictatorship, interculturalism, people
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Visual Arts (artefact, drawing, installation art, printmaking, text)
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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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colonialism, dictatorship, dream, gender, Islam, post-colonialism, sexuality
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Written and spoken word (essay, novel, poem)
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House of World Cultures

Tahar Ben Jelloun, whose work has been translated into numerous languages, is considered the most important writer of Francophone literature from the Maghreb.  He was awarded the Prix Goncourt in 1987 for his novel, "The Sacred Night.” Ben Jelloun moved to Paris in 1971, where he is...

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Diktatur, Gender, Islam, Kolonialismus, Postkolonialismus, Sexualität, Traum
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Essay, Gedicht, Roman)

Der 1944 in Fes, Marokko, geborene Tahar Ben Jelloun gilt als der bedeutendste Vertreter der französischsprachigen Literatur aus dem Maghreb, dessen Werk in zahlreiche Sprachen übersetzt wurde. Für seinen Roman „Nacht der Unschuld“ wurde er 1987 mit dem Prix Goncourt ausgezeichnet....

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Tahar Ben Jelloun

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censorship, dictatorship, gender, Islam, modernity, tradition
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Written and spoken word (essay, short story, story)
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Leila S. Chudori is thought in Indonesia to be one of the boldest story-tellers of the younger generation. She studied philosophy and politics in Canada and has worked since 1989 as a journalist, for instance for the influential news magazine Tempo in Jakarta.

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Leila S. Chudori

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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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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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corruption, crime, dictatorship, irony, love, politics, power, terrorism, war
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Written and spoken word (journalism, novel)
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Cautious. The man is extremely cautious and reserved. No sarcastic, fiery catchphrases about the current situation in Pakistan. Mohammed Hanif chooses his words carefully, his goal is clear, he does not want to provoke a scandal and have the Pakistani censors on his back. He is on guard like a...

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Diktatur, Ironie, Korruption, Krieg, Liebe, Macht, Politik, Terrorismus, Verbrechen
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Journalismus, Roman)

Vorsichtig. Der Mann ist extrem vorsichtig und zurückhaltend. Keine sarkastischen, flammenden Sätze, um die aktuelle Situation in Pakistan zu kommentieren. Mohammed Hanif tastet seine Worte ab, mit dem klaren Ziel, keinen Skandal zu provozieren und die pakistanische Zensur nicht auf den...

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Mohammed Hanif

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crossroads:
censorship, civil war, death, dictatorship, exile, human rights, Islam
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Performing Arts (docu-performance, theatre, video performance)
Written and spoken word (novel)
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Elias Khoury, born in 1948 in Beirut (Lebanon), is one of the pre-eminent intellectuals of the Arab world. Trained in sociology, in the mid-seventies he began to develop from a militant Palestinian freedom fighter to one of today’s most significant Arab authors. In his eight novels, various theatre...

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Bürgerkrieg, Diktatur, Exil, Islam, Menschenrechte, Tod, Zensur
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Roman)
Performing Arts (Doku-Performance, Theater, Video-Performance)

Der 1948 in Beirut, Libanon, geborene Elias Khoury ist einer der führenden arabischen Intellektuellen. Der studierte Soziologe entwickelte sich seit Mitte der siebziger Jahre vom palästinensischen militanten Freiheitskämpfer zu einem der bedeutendsten arabischen Autoren der...

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anti-Semitism, border, censorship, dictatorship, emotion, emptiness, freedom, homeland, women
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Music (electronic-urban-traditional-fusion, folk, improvisation, protest music)
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Lola Lafon is a singer, songwriter, performer and author. Her novel Une fièvre impossible à négocier (A fever that cannot be dealt with), an intimate, autobiographical, rebellious story, retelling her own experience as a Romanian teenager catapulted into the poltical and...

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Lola Lafon & LEVA

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dictatorship, irony, nation, politics, realism
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Visual Arts (drawing, Happening, installation art, painting, participation art)
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Born in São Paulo in 1932 Nelson Leirner has no predilection for winners. The football game in one of his best known works titled “Futebol” (“Football”, 2001) ends in a draw, though he devised it for the World Cup 2006. His artefacts exemplify the change in Brazilian art from adversity to...

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Diktatur, Ironie, Nation, Politik, Realismus
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Bildende Kunst (Happening, Installation, Malerei, partizipatorische Kunst, Zeichnung)

Der 1932 in São Paulo geborene Nelson Leirner mag keine Gewinner. Das Fußballspiel in einem seiner bekanntesten Werke „Futebol“ („Football“, 2001) lässt er unentschieden ausgehen, obwohl er es anlässlich der Fußballweltmeisterschaft schuf. Es ist eine fast emblematische...

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Crossroads:
Demokratie, Diktatur, Menschenrechte
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Gedicht, Märchen, Roman)
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Der 1951 in Tirana geborene Fatos Lubonja ist einer der profiliertesten unabhängigen Publizisten Albaniens. Unter dem kommunistischen Regime verbrachte Lubonja 17 Jahre als politischer Gefangener in Gefängnissen und Arbeitslagern. Seine Erfahrungen aus dieser Zeit hat er in...

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anti-Semitism, borderline experience, capitalism, democracy, dictatorship, everyday life, family, history, holocaust, homeland, identity, industrialisation, language, marginalisation, memory, myth, oral tradition, people, perception, revolution, socialism
genre (subgenre):
Film (documentary, historical film, political film, video)
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Deimantas Narkevicius was born in 1964 in Lithuania and lives and works in Vilnius. He works in film and video taking a subjective and contemporary view of history. He has gained recognition at the highest level within the international art scene and represented his country at the 49th Venice...

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Deimantas Narkevicius

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apartheid, branding, bureaucracy, capitalism, censorship, civil war, communication, conflict, corruption, democracy, dictatorship, history, human rights, politics
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Visual Arts (caricature, cartoon, comic, drawing, graffiti, installation art, performance)
Written and spoken word (criticism, debate)
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Perjovschi uses cartoons and comic illustration to comment on and satirize current social and political issues. His works vary in form from low budget photocopied pamphlets for high circulation to large scale installations.

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Dan Perjovschi