Programme committee 2006

Hendrik Jackson

The poet and translator Hendrik Jackson studied Theatre and Film Studies, Slavic languages and literature, and philosophy at the Free University of Berlin, writing his dissertation on the Russian filmmaker Aleksandr Sokurow. He has organized readnigs (with the performance group Lemma, among others), evenings of radio plays (with his own audio compositions) and has worked on film and radio play features for Westdeutscher Rundfunk. His publications include Dunkelströme poems (kookbooks, Berlin 2006) and brausende bulgen – 95 Thesen über die Flußwasser in der menschlichen Seele (edition per procura, Wien/Lana 2004). His awards include the Wolfgang Weyrauch Prize for Poetry (2005).