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Brother in Ice

Alicia Kopf

Translated by Mara Faye Lethem

‘My brother is a man trapped in ice. He looks at us through it; he is there and he is not there.’

Alicia Kopf

Alicia Kopf is a writer and artist based in Barcelona. Brother in Ice is the culmination of an artistic cycle of exhibitions entitled Àrticantàrtic. The original Catalan manuscript of Brother in Ice won the 2015 Premi Documenta, a prestigious prize for an unpublished Catalan-language work of literature, and upon publication was awarded the 2016 Premi Llibreter by Catalan booksellers. The Spanish edition received further prizes, including the Premio El Ojo Crítico, awarded by Spanish National Radio.

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Translated by Mara Faye Lethem

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