15. August: Kopenhagen Europe`s Kitchen Copenhagen with Patricia Portela
Patricia Portela opens Europe`s Kitchen with an exchange of letters. Her guests receive small texts, tasks and spices. On the evening of the Europe`s Kitchen everyone will meet for the first time in the kitchen of our local host Philipp for a common meal. From the individual letters a story unfolds, which will be told together at the table.
Patrícia Portela is a writer and performance maker living between Belgium and Portugal. Since 2003 she has worked on her own performances and installations in collaboration with international artists. She has achieved national and international recognition for her unusual work and is considered one of the most daring artists and innovative writers of her generation. She won several prices, has been invited to participate in the prestigious International Writing Program (IWP) at the University of Iowa in 2013 and to be the first Outreach Fellow. She was the first literary resident in Berlin in 2016, sponsored by the Portuguese Embassy in Germany/Instituto Camões. She lectures “dramaturgy and space” and “image” regularly at Universities and cultural centers in Portugal and abroad. She is the author of several novels, short stories and performances, such as Dias úteis or Banquet. She is a chronicle writer for the prestigious Jornal de Letras since 2017 and for the National Radio Antena