New author with IMMA: Eva Tind
Eva Tind was born in 1974 in South Korea but grew up in Denmark. Eva Tind is a writer, a visual artist and a filmmaker who graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture in 2001.
Identity, culture and belonging are common themes in Eva Tind’s work, often in relation to her own story. Eva Tind debuted in 2009 with Do, a collection of poems that mirrors a woman’s Danish cultural background with her Korean roots. She has published two more poetry collections, and in 2012 she made her debut as a novelist with Rosenvej, a story about growing up in Denmark in the seventies. The novel Han, published in 2014, is based on a trip she made to the hermetically sealed nation of North Korea, the birth country of her biological father. in 2016 Asta’s Shadow was published, a journey in the footprints of Asta Nielsen, based on the author’s research, forming a personal portrait of Europe’s first film star.
The new novel OPHAV, or ORIGINS, is being published by Gyldendal Denmark in 2019.