TAMISTAD READING SESSIONS 24 – Ana Schnabl I Mascha Dabić I Graziele Sena

16/11 //\\ 18:00
Spektakel Theater

Reading: Ana Schnabl hosted by Mascha Dabić

Ana Schnabl (1985) is a Slovene writer and editor. She is currently writing her doctoral thesis on women’s autofiction and working on an anti-bildungsroman about a girl growing up in a violent family. As a cultural journalist she worked for the daily Dnevnik for a number of years and wrote various articles for magazines. Her 2017 collection of short stories Razvezani (The United) (Beletrina) was met with critical acclaim and won the Best Debut Award at the Slovene Book Fair, followed by two further nominations and the Edo Budiša Award in Croatia. Three years later she published her first novel Mojstrovina (Masterpiece) (Beletrina, 2020), that garnered favourable reviews in numerous Austrian, German and English media and was longlisted for the Dublin Literary Award. Her second novel ‘Plima’ (Tide) (Beletrina, 2022) was nominated for the Kresnik Award. Her fourth book ‘September’ (Beletrina) will be published in August this year.

Mascha Dabić was born in Sarajevo. She studied translation and interpreting studies and received her PhD at the University of Vienna, where she teaches translation and interpreting in Russian. She translates literature, theatre plays and poetry, mainly from the Balkans region. In 2017 she published her first novel Reibungsverluste (edition atelier) on the topic of interpreting in psychotherapy.

Scenic-musical performance:
Sol à meia-noiteGraziele Sena

Conceived from the Kongo concept of totality – an established relationship between entities, beings, things and immaterialities that exist in any dimension of reality – the 45-minute performance is a fragmented and spiral narrative that is woven from songs and poems that reflect on ancestrality,
black identity, loneliness, silence and silencing, love and spirituality.

Creation, design, dramaturgy, direction and acting: Graziele Sena
Artistic orientation: Guilherme Kirchheim
Guest percussionist: TBA

Leda Maria Martins Award winner in the Oralitura category (text and soundtrack)

Graziele Sena is an Afro-Brazilian actress, singer, director, dramaturge, community organiser and acting instructor. She has performed in theatres and festivals around the world, including at The Yale University Theater Studies Program in the United States, the Odeon Laboratory at the Olimpo Theater in Italy, the Diaghilev International Arts Festival in Russia and the Théâtre de la
Ville in France. She has facilitated workshops in universities and research centres and lectured at renowned educational institutions worldwide.