Iryna Herasimovich

(c) Nikita Fedoisk

was born in Minsk in 1978 and has worked as a freelance translator since 2009. She has translated works by Lukas Bärfuss, Georg Büchner, Monika Rinck, Nora Gomringer, Mehdi Moradpour, Jonas Lüscher, Michael Köhlmeier, Franz Hohler, and Franz Kafka into Belarusian. For three times already, she has led the Belarusian-German ViceVersa translators’ workshop. Since 2018, she has curated the translation part of the forum “Literature Intermarium” in the artists’ village Kaptaruny. She also works as a dramaturg and curator in visual arts and is a member of the German Academy for Language and Poetry. Since 2021, she has been a doctoral candidate at the Slavic Department of the University of Zurich.