Interview with Dayanita Singh

                                                                                                  After Dayanita Singh presented her previous works…

Dayanita Singh: a brief biography by herself

Dayanita Singh is an artist who uses photography to reflect and expand on the ways in which we relate to photographic images. Publishing is a significant part of Singh’s practice: in her books, often made in collaboration with Gerhard Steidl, she experiments with alternate forms of producing and viewing photographs. Singh’s latest is the “book-object,”…

ORHAN PAMUK: a brief biography

Orhan Pamuk, Turkish novelist, screenwriter and academic, was born in 1952 in Istanbul, in the wealthy westernised district of Nisantasi. He attended Robert College, an American school in Istanbul, and went on to study architecture at Istanbul Technical University; after three years he dropped out and devoted himself full-time to writing. Pahmuk graduated in 1977…

Interview to Miss Igiaba Scego

Miss Igiaba Scego, an Italian writer with Somali origins, collaborator for the “Internazionale” journal, came to Venice and kindly accepted to be our host to take part in Waterlines project 2017. Here is our brief interview. You experience everyday a sort of syncretism between your Somali origins and the country where you have always lived,…

Biography of Igiaba Scego

Igiaba Scego is born in Rome. After graduating in “Foreign Literature” at the La Sapienza University in Rome, she obtained her doctorate in pedagogy at the Third University of Rome. At present, she is writing and doing research on the dialogue between cultures and the question of migration. She collaborates with many magazines that deal with…

“Moving sevdah” in WaterLines

Damir Imamović is born 1978. in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He spent his formative years living in the besieged city of Sarajevo and he picked up playing guitar when he was 15. Later on he studied philosophy, but love for music and especially “sevdah”, traditional genre of folk music born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, prevailed….