Berlin Sound Poet Quoi Tête is a group for collective sound poetry performance with four Berlin based sound/experimental poets, Tomomi Adachi, Ernesto Estrella, Jelle Meander and Cia Rinne, founded in 2013. They explore vocal-based performances of poetry, experimental music, and a conceptual linguistic approach with solos, and different group formations.


Photo: Alessandra Eramo

Performance videos

Ausland, Berlin on Oct 23 2013

Altes Finanzamt, Berlin on May 15 2013


“L’amiral cherche une maison à louer” complete performance

This is a complete performance of the simultaneous dada poem “L’amiral cherche une maison à louer” that was written by Richard Huelsenbeck, Marcel Janko, Tristan Tzara, Toshiro Sawa and premiered at Cabaret Voltaire in 1916. In this version, a forgotten Japanese part probably written by Japanese military attaché, Toshiro Sawa, is supplemented.
at Ausland, Berlin on Oct 23 2013.

Dada Seance (2014)

The Dada seance is a project in which the spirits of Dadaists are summoned through a Ouija board and asked to write new poems. Berlin Sound Poets Quoi Tête tried to communicate with the spirits of Kurt Schwitters, Raoul Hausmann and Tristan Tzara.