Body W/O Borders  

By Özlem Özgül Dündar, translated by Henning Bochert
April 21-22 at 7:30pm

Swain Hall Black Box Theater

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Body W/O Borders is a play by Turkish-German playwright Özlem Özgül Dündar, translated by Henning Bochert, dealing with the stories of migrant Turkish workers who came to Germany in the fifties and sixties. 

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Özlem Özgül Dündar, born 1983 in Solingen (Gemany), writes poetry, prose, texts for the stage, and essays; she performs with her collectives “Kana Attak Leipzig” and “Ministerium für Mitgefühl” (Ministry for Empathy) and is also an editor (FLEXEN Flâneusen* schreiben Städte; Verbrecher Verlag, Berlin 2019) and translator, often of poetry from Turkish into German.

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Henning Bochert works as a writer, lecturer, dramaturg, and (federal certification) translator in Berlin. Since 2007, he is a board member of raum4 – netzwerk für künstlerische alltagsbewältigung e. V., and since 2009, of Drama Panorama: Forum for Translation and Theater e. V., an international platform for theater translators.