Tim Landgraf

Portrait Tim Landgraf

is a professor at the Institute of Computer Science at the Free University of Berlin, initiator of the Biorobotics Lab and co-founder of the Dahlem Center for Machine Learning and Robotics. His research group studies the mechanisms of collective and swarm intelligence in biological systems, mostly of bees and guppies. The interdisciplinary studies help develop […]

Tíméa Tankó

Portrait Tíméa Tankó

Tíméa Tankó was born in Leipzig in 1978 and spent her childhood in Hungary and Germany. She studied cultural studies and translation (French, Spanish) in Leipzig. Since 2003 she has been translating Hungarian literature into German, including Antal Szerb, Krisztián Grecsó, Miklós Vajda, István Kemény, and Andor Endre Gelléri. In 2019 Tímea Tankó was nominated […]

Thomas Oberender

Portrait Thomas Oberender

born in 1966 in Jena, is an author and dramaturg. In 1999 he earned his doctorate from the HU Berlin. From 2000–2005, he was the head dramaturg and member of the artistic direction at the Schauspielhaus Bochum. In 2005/06 he was head dramaturg and co-director at the Schauspielhaus Zürich. From 2006–2011 he was director of […]

Thomas Nikolaus Haider

Portrait Thomas Nikolaus Haider

is an AI specialist at the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics in Frankfurt. He studied computer linguistics and philosophy at Heidelberg University and worked artistically in the field of automatically generated concrete poetry. His current research focuses on the computational modelling of parallelistic text features and poetic license, including the curation of text corpora […]

Thomas Brovot

Portrait Thomas Brovot

born in Cologne in 1958, studied Romance languages and literature and political science, and is now a successful literary translator. He translates from Spanish, Portuguese and French, including works by Reinaldo Arenas, Juan Goytisolo, and Federico García Lorca. In 2018 he was awarded the Paul Celan Prize for his complete oeuvre. Brovot lives in Berlin.

Temi Oh

Portrait Temi Oh

born in 1993 in London to Nigerian parents, graduated from King’s College London with a BSc in Neuroscience. Her research interests in philosophy of the mind and space physiology continue to inform her fictional works. In addition, she received a MA in Creative Writing from the University of Edinburgh. Her debut novel »Do You Dream […]

Thanhha Lai

Portrait Thanhha Lai

Thanhha Lai was born in Vietnam in 1965. When her father, who served in the South Vietnamese Navy, was reported missing and North Vietnamese troops conquered South Vietnam in 1975, Lai’s mother decided to flee with her nine children. From then on, Lai lived in Alabama: »I was standing in this playground, not knowing what […]

Tash Aw

Portrait Tash Aw

Tash Aw was born as the son of Malaysian parents in the Taiwanese capital of Taipei in 1971. When he was two years old, his family moved back to their native country. Aw grew up in Kuala Lumpur before moving to the United Kingdom with his family, where he studied law in Cambridge and Warwick. […]

Sybille Krämer

Portrait Sybille Krämer

born in 1951 in Trier, is a professor of theoretical philosophy, with research foci on philosophy of language, media theory, cultural techniques of formalization and digitization. From 1989 until 2018, she taught at the FU Berlin, and is now senior professor at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg. In a wide-ranging treatise, she proposed a metaphysical […]

Sylvain Neuvel

Portrait Sylvain Neuvel

born in 1973 in Quebec City, earned a PhD in linguistics and worked as leading software engineer in Natural Language Processing on information extraction and machine translation. His fascination with robotics is reflected in the »Themis Files«-trilogy, a fast-paced collage of dialogue passages and documents revolving around an alien invasion. In the novella »The Test« […]

Susanne Wolff

Portrait Susanne Wolff

Susanne Wolff, born in 1973, is a stage and film actress. She completed her training from 1994 to 1998 at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien in Hanover. Afterwards Wolff performed at the Thalia Theater Hamburg and was a member of the ensemble at the Deutsches Theater Berlin from 2009 to 2016. Susanne Wolff […]

Svein Nyhus

Portrait Svein Nyhus

The Norwegian illustrator and children’s book author Svein Nyhus was born in Tønsberg in 1962. His twin brother is the cartoonist Egil Nyhus. Svein Nyhus studied at the Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry from 1981 to 1985, after which he worked as a freelance illustrator for newspapers and magazines.In 1995 he began […]