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Brexit… And Now What?

Who, if not contemporary writers, are better qualified to reflect on the absurd, the utopian and the dystopian implications of Brexit? Who better to riff on the intentionally and unintentionally amusing, the realer than real and the weirdly surreal? In the run-up to midnight, when Britain was set to officially leave the EU, join us at …

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Six Feet Under Poetry

March 2019 SIX FEET UNDER POETRY: an immersive theatre experience feat. Elizabeth Barrett Browning 6 March 2019, Friedhof II der Sophiengemeinde, Bergstr. 29, Berlin 10115 (U8 Rosenthaler Platz or S Nordbahnhof) SAND presented a unique immersive literary event, curated by Jos Porath and Corinna Duemler, within the walls of a historic Protestant cemetery, Friedhof II der Sophiengemeinde …

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Family Issues: Launching SAND 18

Main image designed by Bárbara Fonseca incorporating the issue cover photograph of Elina Bergmark Wiberg’s ‘Still Life with Grapes’, 2017, mixed media including silicone, soap and legumes, dimensions variable. Courtesy: the artist. Who are our people? What came before us? How far back can we go? Our 18th issue features work from Brazil, the Philippines, …

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Berlin New York = URBAN DICTIONARY

Plenty of comparisons have been made between Berlin and New York, especially their “equivalent” neighborhoods. Because this upcoming week-long festival in Berlin of the two cities’ literary intersections (8-15 July) shares a name with an online slang dictionary of questionable reference value, I thought I’d find out what the internet had to say about both metropolises. …

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