January 7, 2018
From 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
International Events Corner, Hall 7 A, Pragati Maidan, Mathura Road, New Delhi
‘Lazy Sunday of LiteratureS’
An afternoon of readings and interactions with European authors
at the New Delhi World Book Fair
on Sunday 7 January 2018 at 2:30 pm
at the International Events Corner, Hall 7 A, Pragati Maidan, Mathura Road, New Delhi
Swiss author, Laurence Boissier will be representing Switzerland.
An initiative supported by the European Union, in partnership with The National Book Trust, ‘Lazy Sunday of Literature’ at the World Book Fair is a collaborative presentation by the Austrian Cultural Forum, Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium, Institut Français en Inde, Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan, Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre, Insituto Cervantes and Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council.
About the Swiss author
Winner of the Swiss prize for Literature in 2017, Laurence Boissier was born in 1965. She lives and works in Geneva and has worked for many years in the field of renewable energies before turning to art. She is a graduate of HEAD, Geneva School of Art and Design, where she specialized in performance art. She received a grant from canton Geneva in 2008 for her written work. Since 2010, she has been part of Bern ist Überall, a spoken word group of Swiss writers and musicians who give live performances mixing languages and Swiss dialects. Her published works are Noces, éditions Ripopée, 2010, Cahier des charges, éditions d’autre part, 2011, Inventaire des lieux, éditions art&fiction, 2015 and Rentrée des classes, éditions art&fiction, 2017.