Thanks to the dulcet tones of the readers Diana, Svetlana and Evan, and the siren singing of Anne Luise. Papa Hemingway for the intimate, cosy venue, and the attentive listeners. Till the next one. Viva Fiesta!
What a Saturday, what an edgy Saturday of letters in musical fire… An explosion of success, really. Thank you all who came to be with us without fearing the fate of Pompeii – all survived!
Dear Friends, On the penultimate day of 2012, let’s look back at this year of birth of Leipzig Writers. It is a thing one never stops to marvel at: an idea, an impulse, a little seed sown at the right time, in the right place, shoots a bold sapling seen by everyone. And so we
Duet is a project where people are teamed up who usually have never met. In the process of shooting beautiful things happen. Premiere of video OPEN DUET is Sat 28 April Leipzig Writers’ event DUETS DUET exhibition at Ponyhof Gallery this summer: http://www.pferdemaedchen.net/content/leipzig-ponyhof-galerie Video: https://vimeo.com/61332726 Images from the DUET series can also be found at
War and Peace – Berlin Reading Leipzig Writer’s first Berlin reading took place August 27th, 8pm at John Power’s G11 Galerie. The theme, ‘War and Peace’. A salon staging, the evening opened with Sarajevo artist Christiana Biron’s impassioned personal account of her country’s past and current conflicts. Our scribed meditations on the topic followed. It
“Variety …the spice of life and there was plenty of diversity on the evening.” Leipzig Zeitgeist The Open Mic was a right raving resounding success with 12 contributors, 5 lingos and some nice response and reviews. We had an audience numbering someat between 40 and 50. The night went for about 2 plus hours and was
In a group collaborative project finding a voice is a tricky beast, but with the right people around you can be set free to roam as you wish it to.
Late spring is on the porch. The air is heavy with the scents of blossoming trees, mad birds compete in volume with kindergartens, mating ladybirds explode on our windshields.And what about us? Deadlined, chained to the screens, thumbnailed and facebooked, our eyes in the skypes. High time to apply for an asylum while we’re not
About this time two years ago…