After a residency in March 2019 at the Fondation Thalie, Boris Bergmann will present the results of his research: a poetic map, retracing solar drifts and night encounters across Brussels. On the occasion of the publication of the map, Boris Bergmann will retrace his journey through a performed reading.
Boris Bergmann (1992, Paris) is a writer. At 15, he published his first book, Viens là que je te tue ma belle (Scali Editions), which received the Prix de Flore du lycéen in 2007. This book is adapted for Arte by the director Jean Stéphane Sauvaire with, among others, Béatrice Dalle. Boris Bergmann continues to write: a novel on lying (1000 Mensonges, Denoël editions, 2010), another on engagement (Déserteur, Calmann-Lévy editions, 2016), a fourth on desire (Nage Libre, Calmann-Levy edition, 2018), and more recently, a short story (Dites-le avec des peurs, Marcel editions, 2018). In 2018, he was a boarder at Villa Médicis for the preparation of his fifth novel and first collection of poems. He won the 2018 Literary Prize for Vocation.