By Cia Rinne.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Cia Rinne, born in Gothenburg/Sweden in 1973, grew up in West Germany and studied philosophy, history and languages at the universities of Frankfurt, Athens and Helsinki, from where she holds a MA degree in philosophy. She writes visual poetry and conceptual pieces using different languages, and at times incorporates them into exhibitions, most recently the conceptual work Night Calendar (in collaboration with Antonio Scarponi, ISCP, New York 2010). Her publications include zaroum (2001), the online work archives zaroum (afsnitp.dk 2008), the book notes for soloists (OEI Editör, Stockholm 2009), and the sound work sounds for soloists (in collaboration with Sebastian Eskildsen 2010). Cia has also been collaborating on different documentary projects with photographer Joakim Eskildsen; their latest common publication is a book on the Roma from India to Europe based on seven years of travels and stays with Roma communities (The Roma Journeys, Steidl 2007). After several years in Scandinavia, Cia now lives and works in Berlin.
First published in 3:AM Magazine: Monday, March 7th, 2011.