An experiment with current music and poetry: free sounds of kanun, tanbur and kemenche meet bass clarinet, sheng and double bass; German verses meet Turkish verses; they improvise, imitate each other and transform themselves into new creatures of language and sound. Behind this, Berlin and İstanbul pulsate as global cities of words and sounds, as places for new creations under disparate creative conditions.
Poetry: Efe Duyan, Matthias Göritz, Gonca Özmen & Monika Rinck
Trickster Orchestra: Cymin Samawatie (vocals & conducting), Canfeza Gündüz (kemenche), Susanne Fröhlich (Paetzold bass recorder & recorders), Merve Salgar (tanbur), Naoko Kikuchi (koto), Serkan Halili (kanun), Serkan Şener (kaval), Wu Wei (sheng), Anıl Eraslan (cello), Milian Vogel (bass clarinet & electronics), Ralf Schwarz (double bass), Ketan Bhatti (drums & electronics) & Roman Hagenbrock (video art)
Artistic directors: Ketan Bhatti, Efe Duyan, Matthias Göritz & Cymin Samawatie