Carla Demierre (CH, 1980) studied art in Geneva and creative writing in Montreal. Her practice ranges across forms that are printed, performed and recorded. Her texts mix poetry and storytelling, formal experimentation and documentary cut-up. Demierre has been teaching Writing at the HEAD–Genève since 2012 while also hosting regular literary events, including the “Mondes Parlés” readings in collaboration with the Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, and “L’heure du thé,” a series of podcasts and meetings at the Grütli.
Sound, narrative, performative and spatial sequences
These lectures highlight the physical and material dimension of montage in various contexts outside cinema. Through musical composition, theatre, architecture or literary creation, montage can be a technique as much as a…
The joy of writing and rewriting
An interview with Carla Demierre and Fabienne Radi
While remote teaching has momentarily transformed their common creative writing course into a podcast, Fabienne Radi and Carla Demierre nonetheless advocate for experiential learning: the experience of reading, writing and rewriting beyond…
Review of two Carla Demierre recent publications by Julie Sas
With Autoradio, published in 2019 by Héros-Limite, and Qui est là, published a year later by art&fiction, Carla Demierre uses concrete poetry and polyphonic narratives to express the variety of her own…