24th ilb
5 – 14 Sep 2024 Program
9 – 18 Sep 2024 Young Program

ilb Jahre: 2010

Hartwig Klappert

was born in Siegen, Germany in 1974 and studied Graphic Design at the Hochschule der Künste Berlin. After working as art director for the advertising agency Gruppe 96, he became a freelance photo designer in 1975. From 1994-97 he was guest professor at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Braunschweig.

Gabriele Rothemann

born 1960 in Offenbach, she studied Photography at Kunsthochschule Kassel in the 1980s. She then attended a painting class at the Staatlichen Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (Fritz Schwegler). In addition, she received many scholarships, such as the DAAD scholarship USA, the Peter Mertes grant and for Villa Massimo, Deutsche Akademie Rom. She

Ali Ghandtschi

was born in Teheran, Iran in 1969. He came to photography in 1995 as an autodidact. Ghandtschi works for several national and international music- and cultural magazines. Since 2005 he has been the festival photographer for the Berlin International Film Festival. Ali Ghandtschi lives and works in Berlin.

Yanina Lazarenko

was born in Chernigow in 1976. She worked as a model and studied International Relations in Kiev and at UCLA. She produced a documentary film about her grandmother’s experiences in a concentration camp – as a survivor and critic of the Soviet Union. From 2006-2007 she worked as a project

Yann Martel

Yann Martel was born in 1963 in Salamanca in Spain. As a child of Canadian diplomats, he grew up in various countries. While studying Philosophy in Peterborough, Ontario he worked various jobs, including as a tree-planter and security guard, and he also spent several months in Turkey and India. After

Wolfram Schrettl

Wolfram Schrettl Professor of Economics at Freie Universität Berlin (since 2002) and Director of Economics at the Institute for East European Studies of FU Berlin. Previously, he was inter alia Head of International Economics at DIW Berlin (1997-2002), economist with The World Bank, and visiting Professor at the University of

Wolodymyr Wjatrowytsch

born in the Ukrainian city of Lviv in 1977, is a doctor of History and wrote about the crimes of Stalinism in the Ukraine. Between 2008 and March 2010, he was head of the SBU Archive (Ukrainian Secret Service) – during the time when the former President Yushchenko decided to

Wladimir Romanowskij

born in 1941 in a Stalinist gulag in Talon, trained as an engineer, he worked for over forty years as a research associate at the Institute of Radio Technology in Minsk. Since the end of the Soviet Union, he has conducted research, documentation and memory work on the history of

Włodzimierz Nowak

Włodzimierz Nowak was born in 1958 in Poznań, Poland. This cultural studies scholar works as director of the regional museum in Pszczew and focuses on the taboo topic of German cultural legacy. He has been a journalist with »Duży Format«, a supplement of the newspaper »Gazeta Wyborcza«, since 1993. His

Wojciech Tochman

born in Krakow in 1969, he has been writing for the »Gazeta Wyborcza« since 1990 and was voted reporter of the year by its readers in 1998. Tochman’s novel »Jakbyś kamień jadła« (Engl. »Like Eating a Stone«) was shortlisted for the Prix Témoin du Monde and the Nike Literary Prize.

Wladimir Kaminer

Wladimir Kaminer was born in 1967 in Moscow. After studying to be a sound engineer for theatre and radio, he studied dramaturgy at the Moscow Institute of Theatre. In 1990, he moved to East Berlin in what was at that point still the GDR. After being assigned a place in