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Maja Jantar

Maja Jantar is a multilingual and polysonic voice / artist, and director living in Ghent, Belgium, whose work spans the fields of performance, music, poetry and visual arts. A co-founder of the poetic group Krikri (www.krikri.be), she has been giving individual and collaborative performances throughout Europe and experimenting with poetic sound works since 1996. Amongst her collaborators you will find artists from various disciplines, poetry, music, fine arts, theatre. Long time collaborators are poets Angela Rawlings, Vincent Tholomé, Steven J. Fowler, director Ewout D’Hoore, pianist and organiser Guy Vandromme and visual artist Hallveig Ágústsdóttir. Within this program she will bring an interpretation on the work of Lou Andreas-Salome, a Russian-born psychoanalyst and a well-traveled author, narrator, and essayist whose diverse intellectual interests led to friendships with a broad array of distinguished Western thinkers, including Friedrich Nietzsche, Sigmund Freud, Paul Rée, and Rainer Maria Rilke.