Maru Mushtrieva

(c) Nailya Bikmurzina

Maru Mushtrieva, born in Kysyl-Syr Yakutia, Russia, based in Berlin since 2006. She has a background as an editor, researcher, writer and performer. Her creative work, which follows on from these foundations, centres on text and the ways in which it can be loaded, instrumentalised and reconfigured, exploring the tension between oral and written texts, poetry and reportage, draft and mastercopy. She is a part of a femme hip-hop band R&D, one of co-editors together with Romy Kießling and Gabriela Acha of “Agathe Bauer” publication series (TLTRPreß), initiator of a text-based event series LOW TEXT as a part of the collective After The Eclipse (Flutgrabene.v.).

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