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civil war, conflict, homeland, humanity, migration, tradition, war
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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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Bürgerkrieg, Heimat, Konflikt, Krieg, Menschlichkeit, Migration, Tradition
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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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Navtej Singh Rehal
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homeland
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Music (Bhangra, folk, HipHop)
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DCCD

For leadsinger Navtej, Bombay Rockers creates a way to connect with the roots of his indian family

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 Bombay Rockers

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homeland, identity, myth, tradition
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Film (feature film)
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House of World Cultures

Born in Paris in 1953, Rachid Bouchareb is a successful author, director and producer. His films focus on the experience of alienation, on the search for identity and a homeland, and on the associated myths. For his second feature film ´Cheb´ (1991) Bouchareb won prizes including the prize...

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Heimat, Identität, Mythos, Tradition
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Film (Spielfilm)

Der 1953 bei Paris geborene Rachid Bouchareb ist erfolgreicher Autor, Regisseur und Produzent. Im Zentrum seiner Filme stehen die Erfahrung von Fremdheit, die Suche nach Identität und Heimat sowie die Mythen, die sich damit verbinden. Für seinen zweiten Spielfilm "Cheb" (1991)...

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homeland, Islam, politics, trauma
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Visual Arts (installation art)
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House of World Cultures

Born in Teheran in 1962, Parastou Forouhar has been living in Germany since 1991 and contrasting her memory of Iran with her present awareness of Germany. The more painful her dream of Persian culture, the brighter its sparkle. Since the end of the 90s she has been urgently furthering democracy in...

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Heimat, Islam, Politik, Trauma
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Bildende Kunst (Installation)

Parastou Forouhar, 1962 in Teheran geboren, lebt seit 1991 in Deutschland. Ihre Arbeiten thematisieren die Spannung zwischen der Erinnerung an den Iran und der Gegenwart in Deutschland. Die persische Kultur nimmt dabei die Stelle eines Traumes ein, der umso prächtiger funkelt, je tiefer der...

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Parastou Forouhar

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Exil, Geschichte, Gewalt, Heimat, Judentum, Krieg
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Film (Doku-Fiktion, Dokumentarfilm, Spielfilm)
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House of World Cultures

Amos Gitai, geboren 1950 im israelischen Haifa, thematisiert in seinen mittlerweile über 40 Dokumentar- und Spielfilmen meist Aspekte zeitgenössischer jüdischer Geschichte und Gegenwart. Mit seinen Filmen geht es Gitai vor allem darum, den „Nerv seines Landes” zu treffen, das nach...

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exile, history, holocaust, home, Judaism, violence, war
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Film (docu-fiction, documentary, feature film)

Amos Gitai, born in 1950 in Haifa, Israel, has now made more than 40 documentary and fiction films. His works largely explore aspects of contemporary Jewish history and life intending, above all, to touch a "nerve" of Israel, a country which, in his view, left an "age of...

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Amos Gitai

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civil war, conflict, homeland, memory, migration, racism, Society, war
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Haus der Kulturen der Welt

A skinny young man in a suit. He sits on a chair. His hands are resting on his lap. The suit is wrinkled. His eyes: closed. He has a large protruding Adam´s apple. It seems as if he´s sitting there in his socks. An elegant gentleman in a top hat and dark coat stands behind him with his hand...

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Bürgerkrieg, Erinnerung, Heimat, Konflikt, Krieg, Migration
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Kurzgeschichte, Roman)

Ein hagerer junger Mann in einem Anzug. Er sitzt auf einem Stuhl. Seine Hände liegen auf seinem Schoss. Der Anzug ist zerknittert. Seine Augen: geschlossen. Er hat einen großen hervortretenden Adamsapfel. Es scheint, er sitzt in Socken dort. Auf seinem Kopf ruht die Hand eines eleganten...

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Aleksandar Hemon

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homeland, identity
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Performing Arts (dance)
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House of World Cultures

In a dialogue between the traditions of her homeland Nigeria and Western dance, Sophiatou Kossoko, who has lived in Paris since1984, has developed an extremely individual and abstract language in her solos. The radical question as to the ties of the homeless self is characteristic of her work.

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Heimat, Identität
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Performing Arts (Tanz)

Im Dialog zwischen den Traditionen ihrer Heimat Nigeria und dem westlichen Tanz hat Sophiatou Kossoko, die seit 1984 in Paris lebt, eine äußerst individuelle und abstrakte Sprache in ihren Solos entwickelt. Bestimmend für ihre Arbeit ist die radikale Frage nach der Anbindung des...

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Sophiatou Kossoko

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Rene
crossroads:
homeland, nature
genre (subgenre):
Music (Creole music, Maloya, Salegy, Sega)
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Haus der Kulturen der Welt

He hails from a volcanic island in the Indian Ocean, but his music has universal appeal. On the one hand, he is deeply committed to one of the most popular instruments in the world, the accordion. And on the other, his homeland offers a rich and fertile cultural soil with influences from Africa,...

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Crossroads:
Heimat, Natur
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Musik (Kreolische Musik, Maloya, Salegy, Sega)

Er stammt von einem vulkanischen Eiland im Indischen Ozean, doch seine Musik hat universellen Appeal. Zum einen hat er sich einem der global am weitesten verbreiteten Instrumente, dem Akkordeon, verschrieben. Zum anderen bietet ihm seine Heimat mit ihren Einflüssen aus Afrika, Indien,...

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René Lacaille

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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)
Written and spoken word (novel)
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Intercult

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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homeland, identity, memory
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Visual Arts (installation art, photography)
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House of World Cultures

Born in Busan in the south of Korea in 1949, Okyohn Lee studied in Seoul, where she joined the avant-garde in the 1970s. She moved to Berlin in 1984 and has been working on long-term projects involving installations and photography since the start of the 1990s, with themes including ´Global...

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Erinnerung, Heimat, Identität
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Bildende Kunst (Fotografie, Installation)

Okyohn Lee, 1949 in Busan, Südkorea geboren, studierte in Seoul, wo sie in den siebziger Jahren zur künstlerischen Avantgarde gehörte. 1984 verlegte sie ihren Wohnsitz nach Berlin. Mit den Mitteln der Installation und der Fotografie arbeitet sie seit Anfang der neunziger Jahre in...

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Okyohn Lee

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forebears, homeland, nature, tradition
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Visual Arts (painting, sculpture)
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House of World Cultures

Thomas Mukarobgwa was born in 1924 in Nyanga, Zimbabwe. Mukarobgwa is widely regarded as the most versatile first generation artist of the so-called Workshop School, which was founded by Frank McEwen. He worked as a painter and sculptor, but earned his living as a gallery attendant at the National...

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