23. ilb 06. – 16.09.2023

Herkunft: United Kingdom

Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali was born in Indian Lahore in 1943, a city which was still under British colonial rule before becoming part of Pakistan in 1947. Threatened with years of imprisonment after having organised public demonstrations as part of a student organisation against the military dictatorship, he saw himself forced to

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

Taiye Selasi

Taiye Selasi was born in London in 1979 and grew up in Brookline, a suburb of Boston, Massachusetts. She is the daughter of a Nigerian-Scottish paediatrician also known for her commitment to children’s rights, and a surgeon from Ghana who has also written several well-known volumes of poetry. Selasi gained

Susan Price

Susan Price was born near Birmingham in the British Midlands in 1955, where she still lives today.  She has been an avid reader since childhood.  Books helped her to forget the monotony of everyday school life.  She began writing at an early age and often entertained her younger siblings with

Stephen Green

studied in Oxford and at the MIT in Boston. The economist was the chairman of the administrative board of one of the largest private banks in the world, a minister under David Cameron and a member of the board of the British Museum. Today, Lord Green is a member of

Steven Appleby

Steven Appleby, born in 1956 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, is a British-Canadian comic artist, cartoonist, illustrator and visual artist known for his absurdist humour and gnarly expressive drawing style. He studied graphic design at Newcastle Polytechnic from 1978 to 1981 and illustration at the Royal College of Art in London from

Sim Chi Yin

Sim Chi Yin is an artist making work around issues of history, memory, extraction and conflict. She’s a nominee member of Magnum Photos and was commissioned to make an exhibition for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017. 

Simon Ings

Simon Ings, born in 1965, is a science fiction, cyberpunk and nonfiction writer, as well as arts editor of the magazine »New Scientist«. His subversively stylized, multi-layered and cutting-edge novels involve cyborg extensions, augmented realities and alternate historiographies. He edited the forthcoming anthology »We, Robots« (2020), which compiles one hundred

Shereen El Feki

The daughter of a Welsh mother and an Egyptian father grew up in Canada and studied Immunology. She was a scientific journalist for the »Economist« und al Jazeera, and Deputy Chairperson of the UN Global Commission on HIV. Her first book »Sex and the Citadel« was published in 2013. It

Shusha Guppy

Shusha Guppy was born in Tehran into a traditional family. Her father was Iran’s foremost philopher and pr ofessor of Philosophy at the University of Teheran. At 17 she went to Paris to study Oriental languages and philosophy, and also trained as a singer. In her memoirs “A Girl in

Sharon Dodua Otoo

The British writer and journalist, Sharon Dodua Otoo, was born in 1972 in London to Ghanaian parents. She studied German and Management Studies at the Royal Holloway College, University of London until 1997. In 2006 she relocated to Germany. In 2012 she published her first novella, titled »the things i