Tumultuous, sophisticated, independent – for decades, people have been comparing Berlin with New York. Berlin New York = Urban Dictionary gathers writers and poets from both cities anew as New York visits the Berlin literary scene. The one-week festival will take place in well-known art spaces and galleries of Berlin. For the launch event at HKW (July 8), three defining poets of the two literary scenes, Idra Novey, Bert Papenfuß and Chavisa Woods, will participate.
Berlin New York = Urban Dictionary is a project of the Berliner Literarische Aktion based on an idea by Julia Kissina, supported by the Capital Cultural Fund.