Advent Calendar – 8
We go to China, where our latest voice works as a poet, musician and critic. His poetry is surreal and concrete, energetic and full of self-irony at the same time.
Advent Calendar door 8 reveals the Chinese poet
(with translations into German)
Yan Jun was born in 1973 in Lanzhou, China. His readings are unconventional, combining poetry with electronic sound collages into what he calls ‘Hypnotic Noise’. As well as these performances, he is increasingly also doing spare readings that are minimalistically conceived.