24. ilb
Evening program: Sept 05 – 14, 2024
Young program: Sept 09 – 18, 2024

Herkunft: China

Li Xiaoguang

Li Xiaoguang was born in 1975 in the Ji district of Tianjin, China. He completed his Bachelor’s degree at the Faculty of Fine Arts at Hebei Normal University in 1999 and earned his Master’s degree from the Department of Printmaking at the Central Academy of Fine Arts a decade later.

Bobo Lo

is an independent international relations analyst and Nonresident Fellow at the Lowy Institute. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis [CEPA] in Washington DC, and an Associate Research Fellow at the French Institute of International Relations [IFRI]. Previously, he was Head of the Russia

Zhang Zao

In Sichuan, the home of many Chinese writers, he began to write. In 1979 the first publications of his poems appeared in poetry magazines. Zhang Zao was soon counted as one of the »Sichuan-Wu-Junzi« group of writers who on the one hand are open to innovative elements of world literature

Zairong Xiang

born in Guiyang, China, researches feminism, queer theories, and comparative literature as part of the DFG Research Training Group »Minor Cosmopolitanisms« at Universität Potsdam. After earning his PhD, he was a Fellow at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry ICI-Berlin from 2014 to 2016. In »Queer Ancient Ways« (2018) he examines

Yang Lian

A child of Chinese diplomats, Yang Lian was born in the Swiss capital Bern in 1955. He grew up in Beijing and in 1974 was sent to the countryside for »re-education by work«. He began working as an editor and programmer for the state broadcaster in 1977. During the »Beijing

Nie Jun

Nie Jun was born in Qingdao in the province of Shandong in 1975. His interest in drawing started at a young age; before he began producing his own comics, he would reproduce paintings and drawings from traditional Chinese pocket picture books (Lianhuanhua) as well as international comic series. As a

Liao Yiwu

Liao Yiwu was born in 1958 in China’s Sichuan Province. After secondary school he worked as a cook and a truck driver while intensively studying Western poetry and writing his first poems. In the 1980s he became one of China’s best-known young poets; however, after his work was published in