Mazlum Nergiz

Mazlum Nergiz is a writer and dramaturg based in Amsterdam. In 2019, he received the Essay Prize awarded by the literary magazine EDIT (Leipzig, Germany). He collaborates with theaters and literary institutions on national and international scales. He mentors the international playwright's program of the Literarisches Colloquium Berlin. In 2018, he curated the international performance festival “War or Peace” at Berlin's Maxim Gorki Theater. As a dramaturg, he conceptualized devised theatre productions and new playwrighting with directors such as Falk Richter, Lola Arias, Hans-Werner Kroesinger, Data Tavadze and Marie Bues. In November 2019, the 5-channel video installation PARADISE, a collaborative piece developed together with Leyla Yenirce, opened the festival „Digifem“ at Kampnagel (Hamburg, Germany). Currently, he works on several radio plays, one being an adaption for German national broadcast “Deutschlandradio Kultur” being streamed in August 2020.