Live electronics & poetry: Love&Democracy Part 3

Concert featuring the voices of Ellen Hinsey, Katherina Oguntoye, Carolyn Gammon,  Mariam Rasheed, Isaac Goodman.

(c) Paul Brody

Composer and sound artist Paul Brody will perform his third set of musical compositions inspired by the voices of poets he recorded. The poets in this round will share their sense of belonging and exclusion. Poet, community builder and activist Katherina Oguntoye, for example, tells about growing up Afro-German in Zwickau, while the young queer poet Isaac Goodman satirically recounts how they discussed femininity with their doctor.

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SAND 26 Launch: Shifting

Sand 26 Launch Party. Featuring Déborah-Loïs Séry, Lukas Kofoed Reimann, Max Steiner, Bachittar Singh and Frances Margaret Rebollido.

(c) Sand Magazine

The poetry, prose and art of SAND 26 linger in the in-between, unable to pick a reality, or unwilling to face what the new reality might be. Or perhaps choosing to reject reality altogether in favour of alternative worlds.

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§964 Poetic Hafla

Reading by Poetic Hafla

Poetic Hafla, a variety show with a Mediterranean flair! 10 artists, 1 host, lots of magic. It is a celebration of Berlin art and culture. It will be a night full of performances from up-and-coming recording artists, spoken word performers, dancers and actors.

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Queer Poetry

Queer Poetry with Elena Lazutkina

(c) Elena Lazutkina
In september Lettrétage will host an evening of Queer poetry in two languages: English and Ukrainian. Profi actors will read the best of classic and contemporary queer poetry, selected by book producer Lazutkina Olena. The event will take place on 23rd of September in Berlin, but we are searching for queer poetry all over Europe!

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Playing words – A musical evening featuring the voices of contemporary poets interpreted through composition and live electronics.

Sound installation artist and composer, Paul Brody, creates live compositions in dialogue with the voices of recorded poets.

(c) Paul Brody

The music is created from samples of orchestral sounds, prepared piano, environmental noise, percussion derived from toys and kitchen utensils, and more. The selected poets are Marica Bodrožić, Orsolya Kalász, Uljana Wolf, Tom Bresemann, Dmitri Strozew, Marina Frenk.

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I Do Everything I’m Told

Reading  and Book launch with Megan Fernandes and Edgar Kunz; moderation: Tracy Fuad

(c) Beth Steidle; Rawpixel/cristty

Megan Fernandes and special guest Edgar Kunz join Tracy Fuad of the Berlin Writers’ Workshop to celebrate the launch of Fernandes’s third poetry collection I DO EVERYTHING I’M TOLD. It explores disobedience and worship, longing and possessiveness, and nights of wandering cities.

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Bliss & Blunder

The Reading #9 with Victoria Gosling: Berlin Launch of her new novel

On Monday August 28th, The Reader Berlin and Lettretage host the Berlin launch of Bliss & Blunder, Victoria Gosling’s scandalous retelling of the Arthurian legend for the twenty-first century. „Bliss & Blunder“ weiterlesen