Sept 18, 2006

Reading: Margereth Obexer

Date: Sept 18, 2006, 19:30 Uhr

Duration: Sept 18, 2006

Location: Gödör Klub (Budapest V. Erzsébet tér)

Kisértethajó (The Ghostship)
Read by Keresztes Tamás, Lukáts Andors and Sipos Vera as part of the Eastern European exchange program with Hungarian writers.

The event took place in the context of the event series arranged by the Collegium Budabest: Between Home and Host Cultures: Twentieth Century East European Writers in Exile.

In cooperation with the Joszef-Attila Circle and Collegium Budapest.

Margereth Obexer (born 1970 in Southern Tyrol, Italy. Lives in Berlin. She studied comparative literature, philosophy, theater and Romance languages in Vienna and Berlin. Fellowships from the Literarisches Colloquium Berlin (1994) and the Akademie der Künste, Berlin (1996). Author of theater and radio plays, short stories, essays as well as translations. Dramaturge and currently guest docent for dramatic writing at the Hochschule der Künste, Berlin. Works include: „Offene Türen“, „Gelbsucht“, “F.O.B. – Free on board”, “Die Störung'”, “Von Kopf bis Fuß” and “Drei Monologe” . Books: “Das Herz eines Bastards”, Athesia, 2000. „Die Liebenden“, LTT Tübingen, 2004. Margareth Obexer received the Slábbész prize – for both directing and text – of the international radio play department in Rust, Burgenland/Austria for her radio play „Die Liebenden“ (The Lovers, 1999).

Margeret Obexer was in Budapest from September until November 2005.

The program is supported by the Ministry of Science, Research and Art of the State of Baden-Württemberg, the Hungarian Ministry of Culture and the Robert Bosch Foundation.

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