Elsye Suquilanda, Ecuador

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Elsye Suquilanda was born on the skirts of the Pichincha volcano in Quito, Ecuador 1979. Humananimal poet tilling sound visual words in the sea of life, animal rights activist. Co-founder the Dogsofia Chichoismo “love and respect for all living creatures”.

Autorin der Gedichtbände: Lensi Lusikka Suussa, 030-Berlin, Agua de Mono Eau de Toilette Spree, Transición de Cenicienta de Späti / Die Wandlung des Aschenputtels vom Späti, Te envío mis amígdalas en una paloma mensajera / Ich schicke dir meine Mandel in einer Brieftaube,Compatriota rescatada en Berlin por el Chichoismo, Cortina de Circo Popular, Nalgas. Animal Rights story: Julieta, la perrita que se cree humana / Julieta, der kleine Hund der glaubtet, ein Mensch zu sein. Co-Autorin des Gedichtbandes: Vientre de un Elefante Violeta.

Her work is translated into various languages ​​and published in anthologies, magazines, blogs, and short films. Performed in festivals of literature, poetry, film, art in Latin America, the U.S.A and Europe. Living in Berlin since 2008. Creating art, poetry 100% Ecuaterrestian made in Berlin and is part of Kollektiv Dunckerstraße.

Studied Cinematography at the Columbia College of fine arts Chicago and at the Institute of Film, Radio and Television Production Quito-Ecuador. She works with independent film projects including extra at “Ich bin dein Mensch”, the latest film by director María Schrader.

Elsye is currently building an illustrated musical poetic clothes brand, “Die Neue Berliner Mythology”.