Now in residence
Frédéric DUMOND, France
(in residence from May 16 to June 27)
Born in 1967, the artist and author Frédéric Dumond lives in Lozère. He has been working on “Glossolalie” since 2011, a multi-faceted project on the representation of the nature of language which is studied in various fields – poetry, digital media, installation, drawing, performance and books… At its core lies a poetic saga in all the world’s languages. He created “Unventer”, a campaign to collect data on languages around the world in 2017-2018.
Paweł GOŹLIŃSKI, Poland
(in residence from May 30 to June 27)
Paweł Goźliński was born in the Warsaw region in 1971. He became a journalist after studying drama, philosophy and sociology. He now runs the newsroom of the major daily newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza. He also heads the Polish Reportage Institute alongside Mariusz Szczygieł and Wojciech Tochman. He published Jul in 2010 and Dziady in 2015.
Federica CHIOCCHETTI, Italy
(in residence from May 30 to August 29)
Writer, curator & lecturer specialized in photography, born in 1983. PhD candidate Photo-Textualities & Photographic Fictions, University of Westminster, London; MA Comparative Literature, University College of London. Founding director of the photo-literary platform Photocaptionist. Selected projects: exhibition Invisible Stratum (Tokyo Photo Festival; Jaipur Photo Festival); P.H. Emerson: presented by the author (V&A Museum/Nottingham Castle); exhibition and book Amore e Piombo (Archive of Modern Conflict, 2015 Kraszna Krausz Book Award).
Elisabeth TONNARD, Netherland
(in residence from June 13 to 25 July)
Born in 1973, Elisabeth Tonnard is a Dutch artist and poet working in artists’ books, photography and literature. Since 2003 she has published over forty books in which texts and images extracted from the cultural archive are processed and laid out to exhibit their latent messages. The works range in scale and method from a book that is completely invisible to a book that is a swimming pool. The books are held in numerous collections including the Centre Pompidou, Columbia University, Getty Museum, MoMA Library, New York Public Library and Tate Library. The work has won several awards, most recently the Kleine Hans 2013. In 2014 the Van Abbemuseum presented a retrospective of her bookworks. In 2017 De wolk, Tonnard’s experimental reworking of the poetry of P.C. Boutens, was published as part of the Dutch Slibreeks and her substantial poetry debut Voor het ideaal, lees de schaal was published by het balanseer in Belgium.
Ryszard WOJNAKOWSKI, Poland
(in residence from June 13 to July 11)
Born in 1956, Ryszard Wojnakowski is a Polish translator and editor. He studied German and Scandinavian Philology in Cracow. Between 1983 and 1993 he worked as an editor for a big publishing house. Since then a freelancer. He has translated more than one hundred books from German into Polish. In 2000 he initiated the Austrian contemporary lyric series, bilingual. He organizes workshops for students and young translators. He was awarded numerous grants and awards, among which the most important: the Karl-Dedecius-Preis 2009.
Belén MAYA, Spain
(in residence from June 20 to July 4)
The daughter of two great flamenco artists, Carmen Mora and Mario Maya, born in 1966 in New York, Belén Maya is a famous Spanish gypsy flamenco dancer. She began her dance studies in Madrid, before relocating to Seville to focus on flamenco. She has been invited to collaborate in the companies and shows with important dancers and choreographers such as Javier Baron, Alejandro Granados, Manuel Reyes, Andres Marin, Manolete, Goyo Montero. She also formed her own company. Her shows have received outstanding critical praise in important venues such as the Flamenco Festival in Jerez.
Pablo Martín SANCHEZ, Spain
(in residence from June 22 to October 1)
Pablo Martín Sánchez (Reus, Spain, 1977) is the author of a collection of short stories Fricciones (E.D.A., 2011) and two novels: El anarquista que se llamaba como yo (Acantilado, 2012, soon to appear in English) and Tuyo es el mañana (Acantilado, 2016). He has been a member of Oulipo since 2014 and currently lives in Barcelona where he works as a professor of writing and translation.