09.09.20

Gerda Blees and Savas Boyraz

On Wednesday, 9 September, at 17:30 the Jan van Eyck writer-in-residence Gerda Blees and artist Savas Boyraz will give presentations about their artistic practice and research interests. 

Follow the event via Zoom (password: 555). 

The Jan van Eyck Academie's writer-in-residence programme is a collaboration with the Dutch Foundation for Literature. Gerda Blees (1985) won the Nieuwe Proza Prijs in 2016 for her story Zomerkroos. Her short story collection Aan doodgaan dachten we niet was published in 2017 and her poetry debut Dwaallichten was released in 2018. This year her first novel Wij zijn licht (publisher: Uitgeverij Podium) came out, receiving rave reviews. 

Savas Boyraz (1980) focuses on portrait photography, documentary and fiction narratives. His work straddles the gap between nation state and cultural linguistic entities.

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