Swantje Lichtenstein, Düsseldorf, her main interests are transtextual, performative amplifications of languages, sound and theory. She works in different genres between literature, art and sound. In her artistic work the text-sound poet and performance artist is researching electro-acustic and conceptual recordings from a transmedial and feminist perspective. She performs worldwide and her wide range of publications activities including works of sound, poetry, essay and translation. She is a tenured professor for aesthetic practices in Düsseldorf.