Kinga Kovács

(Hungary, 1973)

DJ, content developer, translator and researcher, she is a graduate in English Literature and Linguistics and in Business Administration.

She combines her work at the Centre for Media and Communications of the Budapest Technical University with her regular music sessions as a DJ on Radio Tilos; she also produces a biweekly literature show called Empirical Walker.

She started out in translation working with Peter Finch and since then has translated various Caribbean short stories and essays on culture. As a member of the multimedia group Solit, she has directed performances with Jean Binta Breeze, Dorotea Smartt, Dwayne Morgan, Phenzwaan and several Hungarian authors.

Her research interests lie in the study of the mechanics of culture and she is currently working on her doctoral thesis, which analyses the relationship of poetry and music in different media. Her greatest passion consists of fillings people's everyday life with poetry.

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