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Corinne Heyrman

Corinne Heyrman - Winternachten festival 2022 - fotograaf: Lin Woldendorp
Corinne Heyrman - Winternachten festival 2022 - fotograaf: Lin Woldendorp

(1994) studied Word Art in Antwerp. She writes prose and non-fiction and produces theatre and radio. Heyrman was writer-in-residence at Duizel in het Park festival and performed at the Lowlands and Oerol festivals. Her work in all forms relates to society and the question of how art can make a contribution. In 2018, her chapbook Mogelijke eigenschappen (Possible Characteristics) was published, in which she researches research. Heyrman regularly creates shows and performances. She created the show Toen mijn vader nog een gastarbeider was (When My Father Was Still a Guest Worker) with Het Zuidelijk Toneel in 2019 and is now working on The Pink Sheep of the Family, which premieres in July 2022. She contributes to several Dutch podcasts. Her debut novel Het begin en zijn oneindigheid (The Beginning and its Endlessness) will be published in 2022.

(WN 2022)

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  • Winternachten 2022

    Phantom Voices

    With: Corinne Heyrman, Pola Oloixarac, Vampire Boyfriend, Yentl van Stokkum

    The spirits visited us during this afternoon at PIP! Were you there too? A literary haunted house in bright daylight, where you could enjoy poetry, literature and music to your heart's content. During this Winternachten event, you saw and heard the complete spectrum of modern, feminist horror, haunted stories and poetry in one Saturday afternoon. You heard poetry by Yentl van Stokkum (from her spooky volume Ik zeg Emily); Corinne Heyrman performed the experience of psychosis via music and text; and Argentinian writer Pola Oloixarac, whose novel Mona delightfully satirizes the literary world, read some wonderfully gruesome literature. The Dutch/Flemish band Vampire Boyfriend joined sweetness and darkness in self-assured, frayed songs.

    Ticket: €11, including a spooky cocktail
    Or a combination ticket (€17,50) for this event and When did it all go terribly wrong?, the film discussion with Pola Oloixarac.

    English and Dutch spoken.