Augusta Laar

Austria


Augusta Laar lives in Vienna and Munich. Augusta Laar’s work not only comprises various artistic fields but also transcends to other genres – she is both a poet and a musician; furthermore, she initiates and organizes projects that are internationally represented at festivals and exhibitions. A selection of her projects include Schamrock – Salon der Dichterinnen (in Munich, started 2009), the discussion rounds Poetry-Talk in Munich, Vienna and Luzern and the experimental project viennapoetics in Vienna. In addition, she is involved in Duo Kunst oder Unfall with Kalle Laar.

Her teaching activities are devoted to the areas of poetry, perception and sound – at, for instance, the Goetheinstitut, Schule für Dichtung Wien, Jeunesse Wien, Wiener Festwochen and Literaturhaus München.

Books:
Planet 9, Gedichte, Fragmente, Instruktionen, Berger Verlag A-Horn 2017
summt dem fall, Gedichte, edition art science, A-St. Wolfgang 2016
99 love poems, Gedichte und Schallplatten, Gedok München 2012
weniger stimmen, Gedichte und CD by Kunst oder Unfall, edition selene, Wien 2004.

Zahlreiche Veröffentlichungen in Zeitschriften und Anthologien und im Radio.

Exhibitions (recently): Stand by Me, Galerie der Künstler München 2017; The Reconstruction of Poetry, Latvian Center for Contemporary Art, Riga 2016; Idol +, Rathausgalerie München 2015, Künstlerhaus Wien 2014

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