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Neusa Gomes

Neusa Gomes - foto N. Gomes
Neusa Gomes - foto N. Gomes

(Rotterdam, NL 1978) debuted as a spoken-word artist in 2015. She won the 2017 poetry category of the El Hizjra Literature Prize with the poem "Oorlog 'n Held" ("War 'n Hero") and the 2017 TEDX open mic Podium during the Being Connected event. She has appeared at events including SWOON, PaginaGroots, Spoken World and Lowlands. Gomes writes and speaks about religion, love, her background, nature, faith and humanism. She is also a songwriter and lecturer in word art. In the latter capacity she leads spoken-word workshops in secondary schools.

(WN 2019)

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  • Winternachten 2019 – Friday Night Unlimited

    Artificial ignorance: Digital Failure

    In order to protect ourselves, Radbout professor Martha Larson pleads for artificial ignorance: some data must be deliberately overlooked in IT. Eight authors made Larson's idea the starting point of their performance. They looked at technology in a different, creative way. What does technology reveal about its inventor? Also, the smart thermostat, the pacemaker and Google Maps may help us, but do they also define us? And what is the value of a digital error or failure?