Literatur/Performance, Musik/Music, Vortrag/Praesentation

Texts & Music: KEIN SCHLAF DER REBELLION – Bernadette Schiefer

Irmi Horn (Stimme), Josef Fürpaß (Bandoneon), Andriy Ivchenko (Gitarre)

A book presentation by the author Bernadette Schiefer.

With Irmi Horn (Voice), Josef Fürpaß (Bandoneon), Andriy Ivchenko (Guitar) UKR

Bernadette Schiefer

Bernadette Schiefer

born 1979 in Vienna, lived in Mank/Lower Austria until 1997, studied religious education, Romance languages and literature, philosophy and higher Latin American studies in Vienna and Maynooth/IRL; long stays in Guatemala, Nicaragua, Mexico, Cuba and the USA in the context of social projects and research; works in the field of care for the disabled and illiteracy; 2004-2005 Academy of Artistic Photography, Graz; from 2004: doctoral student of philosophy, University of Vienna, doctoral thesis in the field of Sufism and Western philosophy, supervised by Prof. Arno Böhler. Writes radio plays, books for young people, plays, publications in anthologies and literary journals, poetry and prose. In 2011 she founded the publishing house ‘Edition Yara’. Her most recent publications are “Reise mit Engel. Nirgendwohin” (novel, 2003); “Kleine Erzählungen am Rande” (prose, 2003); “Nichts wird dir fehlen” (2005).
Lives in Vienna.

Prizes, scholarships:

2000 Austrian State Scholarship for Literature
2003 BKA work scholarship
2003/04 Hans Weigel Literature Scholarship of the Province of Lower Austria
2008 Literature Promotion Prize

Josef Fürpaß,
born in Feldbach, bandoneonist since 1992 with various ensembles (Quinteteo Tango, La Revancha, Los del Abasto, Melancolibris, Los Mugrónes, Monika Holzmann Trio). Performances in Austria (Graz and Vienna Orpheum, Metropol Vienna, Vienna Chamber Opera, Schauspielhaus Graz, Brucknerhaus Linz, Theatre in Heiligenstadt etc.), Italy (Teatro Baretti, Turin), Germany, Switzerland and on the Rio de la Plata (Montevideo, Buenos Aires).


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