Yamamoto, Ken

Ken Yamamoto, born 1977 in Paris, lives in Berlin, is a poet and spoken word poet, member of the Berlin reading stage “Spree vom Weizen” and organiser and presenter of “Best of Poetry Slam” in Berlin and “Kampf der Künste” in Hamburg, among others. He is a member of the post-German literature collective “parallelgesellschaft”. He is currently working on the project “Poetronische Studien” [live audio pieces between sound art, film music, sound poetry and computer-aided poetry performance]. He has been working on poetry and performance poetry since 2004 and runs writing workshops throughout Germany. Most recently, he received a residency scholarship for “Poetronic Studies” in Madrid (co-operation Matadero Madrid and Goethe-Institut Madrid).

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