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Pseudonym for Ali Ahmad Said Isbir
crossroads:
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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deutsch
Crossroads:
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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crossroads:
exile, identity, racism, sexuality
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (photography, video art)
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House of World Cultures

Oladélé Ajiboyé Bamgboyé was born in Nigeria in 1963 and studied Chemical Engineering in Glasgow from 1981 to 1985 and Media Art in London from 1996 to 1998. He was a founding member of Street Level Gallery in Glasgow, an exhibition curator at the Cambridge Darkroom...

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crossroads:
apartheid, exile
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (painting)
Written and spoken word (essay, novel, poem)
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House of World Cultures

Breyten Breytenbach (born in 1939) is considered the finest Afrikaner poet. After an early emigration to Europe he experienced his first success in poetry, for which he was awarded numerous prestigious awards in South Africa. Breytenbach became increasingly involved in anti-apartheid activities. In...

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Crossroads:
Apartheid, Exil
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Malerei)
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Essay, Gedicht, Roman)

Breyten Breytenbach, geboren 1939, gilt als der bedeutendste Lyriker des Afrikaans. Bereits früh nach Europa emigriert, hatte er erste Erfolge mit seinen Lyrikbänden, die ihm in Südafrika mehrere renommierte Auszeichnungen eintrugen. Breytenbach engagierte sich zunehmend politisch...

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Roberto Amerise , Isabel Sciutto , Niclas Nyman , Törbjörn Righard , Mirella Pirskanen , Gonzalo Céspedes
crossroads:
emigration, exile, identity, multi-culturalism, tradition
genre (subgenre):
Music (folk, fusion, tango)
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Intercult

South American Music is a music of mixed styles and influences, a music based on strong tradition and at the same time undergoing constant change. Canto Sur performs Argentinian folkmusic as well as traditional music from other South American countries. Lately, Canto Sur has also been influenced...

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crossroads:
civil war, exile, love
genre (subgenre):
Music (rai, rai-pop)
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House of World Cultures

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Crossroads:
Bürgerkrieg, Exil, Liebe
Genre (Subgenres):
Musik (Rai, Rai-pop)

Sein erstes Album nannte er „Prince of Raï“, denn Cheb Mami, 1966 geboren als Khelifati Mohamed in der westalgerischen Kleinstadt Saïda, wurde schnell zum Prinzen der Musik-Rebellen Algeriens, die sich „Chebs“ nannten, was nichts anderes bedeutet als „jung“. Der „Prinz“ Cheb Mami wurde...

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crossroads:
exile, Islam
genre (subgenre):
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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Crossroads:
Exil, Islam
Genre (Subgenres):
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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crossroads:
exile, vodou
genre (subgenre):
Written and spoken word (general)
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International Festival of Literature Berlin (ilb)

Edgardo Cozarinsky was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1939. He studied literature in Buenos Aires and founded the film magazine ´Flashback´.

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Crossroads:
Exil, Vodou
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (allgemein)

Edgardo Cozarinsky wurde 1939 in Buenos Aires geboren. Er studierte in seiner Heimatstadt Literatur und gründete das Filmmagazin „Flashback“. In den sechziger und siebziger Jahren schrieb er Filmkritiken und Essays, darunter „El laberinto de la apariencia“ (1964; Das Labyrinth der Erscheinung)...

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crossroads:
emigration, exile, identity, language, living, loneliness, longing, marginalisation, migration, modernity, outsider, people, politics, transition
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (installation art, mixed media, participation art, performance)
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Visiting Arts

Esra Ersen is a Turkish artist born in Ankara in 1970 and currently living and working in Istanbul. Central to her works are the themes of identity, migration and aspiration. Whether using film, photography, installation or situational activity, Ersen consistently explores the relationship between...

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crossroads:
exile, violence
genre (subgenre):
Written and spoken word (general)
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International Festival of Literature Berlin (ilb)

Sherko Fatah was born in East Berlin in 1964 as son of an Iraqi Kurd and a German mother. As his father was of Iraqi nationality he was allowed to leave the GDR with his family and they often visited Iraq for longer periods of time. In 1975, with a stop in Vienna, his parents moved to West Germany...

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other language:
deutsch
Crossroads:
Exil, Gewalt
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (allgemein)

Sherko Fatah wurde 1964 in Ost-Berlin als Sohn eines irakischen Kurden und einer deutschen Mutter geboren. Da der Vater die irakische Staatsangehörigkeit besaß, durfte er mit seinen Angehörigen aus der DDR ausreisen. Die Familie besuchte mehrmals für längere Zeit den Irak....

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