Philipp Khabo Koepsell is a Berlin-based author and spoken word performer of German and South African descent. With a clear focus on empowerment and negotiations of race and identity he has been touring Europe and South Africa. On stage he mixes savvy afropolitan poetry with Black German activist messages and theatrical bits creating a unique, gritty, and entertaining style of performance poetry. He is the author of Die Akte James Knopf. Afrodeutsche Wort- und Streitkunst (2010) and editor of the anthologies Afro Shop and Arriving in the Future: Stories of Home and Exile (both published in 2014). Currently he works as curator and dramatic advisor for the Berlin-based theatre Ballhaus Naunynstraße.
Philipp Khabo Koepsell spricht bei der Veranstaltung zum Thema Afrofuturism (in englischer Sprache) am 9. November um 19 Uhr im Deutschen Hygiene-Museum.