Fiston Mwanza Mujila, Logan February are DAAD Berlin Artist-in-Resident 2024

Fiston Mwanza Mujila, Logan February are DAAD Berlin Artist-in-Residents 2024

Fiston Mwanza Mujila and Logan February are among the artists in the DAAD Berlin Artists-in-Resident program 2024 announced on October 7, 2023.

The DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program has been awarded internationally highly regarded fellowships since 1963. Over 1000 outstanding international visual artists, authors, filmmakers, composers, and sound artists have been invited to live and work in Berlin. As part of its long-term support of artists, works by current and former guests are presented at the daadgalerie in Kreuzberg as well as at partner institutions in Berlin, around Germany and also abroad. Some of the previous residents to this program have been Petina Gappah, Helon Habila, Binyavanga Wainaina, Niq Mhlongo, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Maaza Mengiste and many more.

Selecting the fellows for 2024 were Ricardo Domeneck (poet and literary critic), Dr. Maha El Hissy (literary scholar), David Hugendick (literary critic, ZEIT ONLINE), Rike Scheffler (poet, performer and musician), Samir Sellami (literary scholar and critic), and Uljana Wolf (poet and translator). The following writers of African descent made the list;

  • Logan February, Nigeria
  • , DR Kongo / Austria

Fiston Mwanza Mujila is the novelist, poet, and festival curator who was born in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo and lives in Graz, Austria. His multi award winning debut novel Tram 83 won the German International Literature Prize, the Rosegger Literary Prize, the Etisalat Prize for Literature, and was longlisted and shortlisted for many others. His second novel, La Danse du Vilain, was published in 2021. In addition to his diverse writing activities, he teaches African literature at the University of Graz and acts as a curator for various projects.

Logan February is a Nigerian poet and essayist who has the poetry collections Fuckboys (2021) and In The Nude (2019).



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One response to “Fiston Mwanza Mujila, Logan February are DAAD Berlin Artist-in-Residents 2024”

  1. Solomon avatar

    This is the group that suites by ambitions.
    Happy to have found this.


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