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Bas Bottcher


Bas Böttcher is one of the best known slam and rap poets.

Böttcher has won the German Poetry Slam Prize time and time again. He was awarded scholarships by the Literarisches Colloquium Berlin and the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris.

His Textbox, a man-size Plexiglas capsule with translation screens is a new, innovative portable, sound-proof performance space which enables him to entertain headphone-wearing audiences and to connect literature with the audience in a new and innovative way.

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