Festival Robert Walser: An interdisciplinary art festival dedicated to the life and work of the unique, modernist, Swiss writer Robert Walser (1878-1956). The first ever UK festival brought together local and international writers, performers, academics, musicians and visual artists to explore the influence of this extraordinary writer on contemporary artists. Participants include: Billy Childish (artist), Roman Signer (artist), Reto Sorg (director of the Robert Walser Zentrum Bern), Jo Catling (translater), Luke Williams (writer), Daniele Pantano (writer), theatre-between (theatre), Tender Buttons (theatre) and Skimstone Arts (theatre). The festival was organised and curated by Paul Becker, Tess Denman-Cleaver, Gabriele Heller, Catrin Huber and Claire Webster-Saaremets.

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Artist(s)Becker P, Denman-Cleaver T, Heller G, Huber C, Webster-Saaremets C
Publication type Exhibition
VenueCity Library, The Lit & Phil, Vane Gallery, Culture Lab, Newcastle University
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
Year2012
Opening Date / Closing Date19.03.2012 / 23.03.2012
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Number of Pieces31
Media of OutputExhibition, performances, theatre, readings, book launch, talk, panel discussion, musical performances
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