Berlin Sound Poets Quoi Tête


The Berlin Sound Poets Quoi Tête is a collective of sound/experimental poets living in Berlin. They explore vocal-based performances of poetry, experimental music, and a conceptual linguistic approach with solos, and different group formations. The Berlin Sound Poets Quoi Tête consists of Tomomi Adachi, Ernesto Estrella, Jelle Meander and Cia Rinne.


Tomomi Adachi is a performer, composer, sound poet, installation artist, and occasional theater director. He has played composed and improvised music with voice, live electronics and self-made instruments. He has performed with numerous musicians, poets, dancers and filmmakers. His works have been performed at Tate Modern, Maerzmusik, IRCAM/Centre Pompidou, Akademie der Künste Berlin.


According to certain sources Jelle Meander is a poet and a musicologist. He wonders what Khlebnikov meant with scrape language and you will see space and its skin.

Cia Rinne is a poet based in Berlin. Her latest publications include ‘l’usage du mot’ (kookbooks/Berlin, Éditions Héros-limite/Genève, and Gyldendal/Copenhagen 2017) and ‘Skal vi blinde os selv og forlade Theben’) in translation from German and English by Andreas Vermehren Holm, Forlaget Virkelig Copenhagen 2017). Her works  have also been shown in exhibitions, a.o. at Signal Malmö, Den Frie and Overgaden in Copenhagen, the Turku biennial, as well as at INCA Seattle and CNEAI Chatou.