Word-Hamburg pras.Word Hamburg presents Poetry Slamer Bjorn Hogsdal and Kathrin Wessling in the CSA Hamburg Bjorn Hogsdal and Kathrin Wessling was born 1975 in Cologne on Saturday 13.12.2008 at the Cafe views Bjorn Hogsdal. Grew up he at Lake Constance, since 1996 in Kiel for the purpose of civil service, the newer German literature and media studies and works as a writer and cultural promoter. In addition, he leads poetry slam workshops in the North of the Republic. in 2002, he founded the cultural agency with Patrick Kruse assemble type. Since 2007 with operators of the literature telephone Kiel, the oldest German literature telephone. Punchline prose, cabaret lyrics and satires.
The texts deal with the absurdity of the everyday as well as with the ordinariness of the absurd and are Literatainment i.e. entertaining literary performance with black humor, stage fitness, entertainment value, and shock effects and more. Bjorn Hogsdal is prize-winner of various literary competitions, as well as winning numerous poetry slams in Of Switzerland, Germany and Austria. Reading performances for the literature House Schleswig-Holstein, the Heinrich-Boll-Stiftung and many other vehicles in the whole German-speaking area, multiple participants of the German Championships of the poetry slams, among others as a representative for Kiel, Koblenz and Trier, 2007 and 2008 semifinalist. Radio – and TV-Auftritte(WDR-Poetry Slam, Sarah Kuttners Slam-Doku auf Sat1Comedy).
Various and regular publications in Satirezeitschriften(Titanic, Pardon), anthologies and literary journals, as well as on audiobook samplers of various publishers (Araki-Verlag, publishing shipyard of book, Satyr Verlag, assembleART-Verlag and others. Winner of the Karl-Marx-poetry prize 2008 of the city of Trier. 2008 at the NRW-slam as starter for Munster. Kathrin Wessling. With twenty years, Kathrin Wessling moved one at a time in three major German cities to seek their fortune and the perfect dress. Kathrin, knew later like a stage from the front, a philosophy broken-off and German studies and countless Assistant Director back, diagonally left down and has looked in ancient times and decided it was time to start the final stage attempt: the stage from above, standing on it, looking down.