Eva Meijer

Born in 1980, Eva Meijer is an artist, writer, philosopher and singer-songwriter.

She works in different media, ranging from performance art, music theatre, installations, video’s, drawings and photographs to toys for pigs.

Eva released four albums and two EP’s, and she played concerts in The Netherlands, England and the US (NYC, Texas, California). More information and music can be found here.

Her first novel Het schuwste dier (Prometheus) was published in 2011 and was nominated for the Academica Literatuurprijs, the Gouden Boekenuil and the Vrouw&Proza DebuutPrijs. Short stories and poems have been published in Dutch and Belgian literary magazines, such as De Revisor, Tirade and De Brakke Hond. Her second novel Dagpauwoog was published in November 2013.

Eva is working on a PhD project in philosophy, titled ‘Political Animal Voices’, at the University of Amsterdam. She also has a weblog (in Dutch, but with drawings and photographs) and she plays many shows.

Books in order of publication (In English):

Animal Languages – 2016

Bird Cottage – 2018

When Animals Speak: Toward an Interspecies Democracy – 2019

The Limits of My Language: Meditations on Depression – 2021

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