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crossroads:
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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Crossroads:
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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crossroads:
language, pop-culture, rebellion
genre (subgenre):
Music (HipHop, rap)
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Aks’ser, a rap formation from Beirut, made up of three persons: Waël Kodeih, Houssam Fathallah and Tarek Yamani. Houssam, 23, is a songwriter, composer and singer. He’s been involved in the rap scene since the age of 12, first in Canada and then in Lebanon. At the moment, he is studying...

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Crossroads:
Popkultur, Rebellion, Sprache
Genre (Subgenres):
Musik (HipHop, Rap)

Aks’ser ist eine dreiköpfige Rap-Formation aus Beirut: Waël Kodeih, Houssam Fathallah und Tarek Yamani. Houssam, 23 Jahre, ist Songschreiber, Komponist und Sänger. Bereits mit 12 Jahren war er in der Hip-Hop-Szene aktiv, zuerst in Kanada und dann im Libanon. Derzeit studiert er...

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crossroads:
emptiness, game of luck, language, memory, time
genre (subgenre):
Media Arts (digital arts, Internet, multi media installation, programming art, webcasting)
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Visiting Arts

Lithuanian media artist, Kestutis Andrasiunas was born in 1973 and studied philosophy and sculpture. He lives and works in Vilnius, Lithuania. A media artist, working in digital arts, internet, programming art and multi-media installations, he co-founded Institutio Media with Mindaugas...

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crossroads:
art business, Humour, irony, language
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (video art)
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House of World Cultures

ARTIST STATEMENT/ POSTCARD PROJECT OF THE HOUSE OF WORLD CULTURES 2007 “I live in a country, which for 18 years has undergone unprecedented changes in its system. These changes don’t apply to the way of governance or the civil self-administration but they are rather changes in the mentality of...

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crossroads:
communication, deconstruction, language
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (installation art)
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Born in 1955 in China, Xu Bing moved to the USA in 1990. He uses traditional techniques like calligraphy to make language less effective and thus to draw our attention to it as such. In effect he takes written words to pieces, to highlight their role in communication both within and between...

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deutsch
Crossroads:
Dekonstruktion, Kommunikation, Sprache
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Installation)

Der 1955 in China geborene und 1990 in die USA emigrierte Künstler Xu Bing bedient sich traditioneller Techniken wie der chinesischen Kalligraphie, um in die kommunikative Funktion der Sprache einzugreifen, sie zu verändern, aufzulösen oder gar zu zerstören. Durch die...

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Willem Hendrik Adriaan Boshoff
crossroads:
apartheid, language, memory, power
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (installation art, sculpture)
Written and spoken word (poem)
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Willem Boshoff was born in 1951 in Vereeniging, South Africa, and has received degrees in Education and Fine Arts. For almost thirty years, Willem Boshoff has been researching the potential and qualities of language, memory, and power in conceptual, often long-term projects. Early works include...

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Crossroads:
Apartheid, Erinnerung, Macht, Sprache
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Bildhauerei, Installation)
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Gedicht)

Willem Boshoff wurde 1951 in Vereeniging in Südafrika geboren und studierte Kunst und Pädagogik. Seit fast dreißig Jahren erforscht er Charakteristika und Möglichkeiten von Sprache, Gedächtnis und Macht, oft in konzeptuellen und langwierigen Projekten. Seine frühen...

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crossroads:
body, language, outsider
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (photography)
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Visiting Arts

Elina Brotherus is a prolific photographer who was born in Helsinki in 1972 and now also spends much of her time in Paris. She was trained in analytic chemistry before she decided to take up photography. Her early works, rooted in the documentary tradition, involved self-portraiture but more...

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Elina Brotherus

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Raphael
crossroads:
colonialism, creoles, interculturalism, language
genre (subgenre):
Written and spoken word (general)
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International Festival of Literature Berlin (ilb)

Raphaël Confiant was born in Lorrain, a small village in northern Martinique, in 1951. He attended school in Fort-de-France and studied in Aix-en-Provence. Since 1979 he has been Professor of English and Creole on Martinique.

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Crossroads:
Interkulturalismus, Kolonialismus, Kreolen, Sprache
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (allgemein)

Raphaël Confiant wurde 1951 in Lorrain, einem kleinen Dorf im Norden Martiniques, geboren. Er ging in Fort-de-France zur Schule und studierte in Aix-en-Provence. Seit 1979 ist er Dozent für Englisch und Kreolisch auf Martinique.

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crossroads:
colonialism, history, language, racism
genre (subgenre):
Written and spoken word (essay, novel, poem)
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House of World Cultures

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David Dabydeen

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Fatima-Zohra Imalayène
crossroads:
colonialism, gender, Islam, language, tradition, war
genre (subgenre):
Film (general)
Written and spoken word (documentary, essay, novel, reportage, story)
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House of World Cultures

Born in 1936 in Cherchell in Algeria, Assia Djebar has nearly always been the first in her enterprises. She was the first Algerian woman to study at the elite school École Normale Supérieure in Sèvres, her land’s first female scriptwriter and first successful female filmmaker,...

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other language:
deutsch
Crossroads:
Gender, Islam, Kolonialismus, Krieg, Sprache, Tradition
Genre (Subgenres):
Film (allgemein)
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Dokumentation, Erzählung, Essay, Reportage, Roman)

Die 1936 in Cherchell/Algerien geborene Assia Djebar war (fast) immer die Erste. Als erste Algerierin studierte sie an der Eliteschule École Normale Supérieure von Sèvres. Sie war die erste Dramaturgin und erste erfolgreiche Filmemacherin ihres Landes. Als erste Professorin...

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Assia Djebar