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An alternative identity for an alternative land

Literary Landscapes is a monthly column by Indra Wussow, a writer, translator and director of the Sylt Foundation. Where Tel Aviv is the worldly heart of Israel, Shabazi Street is one of its party miles, with restaurants and bars that seem to never close. People

Venezuela Nelson Rivera

Creative output amid the Venezuelan crisis

Literary Landscapes is a monthly column by Indra Wussow, a writer, translator and director of the Sylt Foundation. This month’s Literary Landscapes is written by a guest contributor, Venezuelan writer Nelson Rivera. We know so little about the hardships many of our colleagues face during

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Exploring the mythical Spreewald Forest

Literary Landscapes is a monthly column by Indra Wussow, a writer, translator and director of the Sylt Foundation. The Spreewald, the forest of the Spree River, is just a stone’s throw away from hectic Berlin. I get on a train at the central station and arrive an hour

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A decisive intervention into the world of readers

Literary Landscapes is a monthly column by Indra Wussow, a writer, translator and director of the Sylt Foundation. Angels and Muse is a creative space par excellence. Founded by Nigerian artist Victor Ehikhamenor, it is the perfect space for our workshops on literary criticism and its role in

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Joburg’s hidden musical treasures

Literary Landscapes is a monthly column by Indra Wussow, a writer, translator and director of the Sylt Foundation. Sometimes the gold of Egoli can be found in the most inconspicuous places – like the one I visited one Sunday afternoon some weeks ago.      A private house

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A winter tale

Literary Landscapes is a monthly column by Indra Wussow, a writer, translator and director of the Sylt Foundation. Winter on the island of Sylt can be a lonely affair. A far cry from the loud beaches of summer, the wanderer at the sea is alone – an almost

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A life-changing year

Literary Landscapes is a monthly column by Indra Wussow, a writer, translator and director of the Sylt Foundation. 2017 was a year of hard work and difficulties as we endeavoured to realise many important projects for the Sylt Foundation. It felt like we were lacking something to make

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Art and activism in ‘paradise’

Literary Landscapes is a monthly column by Indra Wussow, a writer, translator and director of the Sylt Foundation. The scorching sun burns the dusty field in front of the Manik Bumi Foundation in Lovina Beach, a suburb of Singaraja in the north of Bali. This barren corner

Literary Landscapes

An Army of Invisible Characters

Literary Landscapes is a monthly column by Indra Wussow, a writer, translator and director of the Sylt Foundation. Venturing onto the beach, I often wonder about the books people choose to spend time with. There were some years when everybody read the novels of Dan Brown and

Literary Landscapes

A Paradise Lost

Literary Landscapes is a monthly column by Indra Wussow, a writer, translator and director of the Sylt Foundation. The sea is calm, as if it has been ironed, and the view from my hotel room suggests another unspoiled day in paradise. I am in Patong on

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