Literary Nonfiction. Essays. In ELECTRIC SARCASM, language is linked to money and debt in a seemingly perpetual state of negotiations. Language is being colonized as much as it colonizes the subject. How negotiations are being carried? What the bearers of meaning do not say? What kinds of language negotiations can generate? Dimitra Ioannou explores language as a response to hegemonic things, and a need to articulate and concretize suppressed meanings.
Dimitra Ioannou experiments with narrative or anti-narrative forms in various media (language, photography, publications). Her long poem, "How Poems-Cities," was commissioned by the Onassis Cultural Centre (2018) for the Radio_ OCC series. She has had poems published in Stand, Splinter, MAI: Feminism & Visual Culture, ZARF, DATABLEED, Tears in the Fence, Litmus, and Blackbox Manifold among others. Her photos and (video)poems have been exhibited in group shows in Greece. She is author of the experimental novella Soy Sea (Futura, Athens) and editor of the poetry and art journal A) GLIMPSE) OF). She has translated contemporary radical poets from English into Greek. She is based in Athens.Author City: ATHENS GRC