Witnessed is an English language book series written by Black authors who have lived in Germany and edited by Sharon Dodua Otoo and published in edition assemblage.

Since the first publication, “The Little Book of Big Visions. How to be an Artist and Revolutionize the World” edited by Sandrine Micossé-Aikins and Sharon Dodua Otoo appeared October 2012, the series has been going from strength to strength. This publication on the work and visions of Black artists living in Germany, was followed in February 2013 by the publication of a play “Also By Mail” by Olumide Popoola. The third publication, a photobook by the late Nzitu Mawakha appeared in November 2013 and is called: “Daima. Images of Women of Colour in Germany”. At the beginning of 2015 the fourth book in the series was published. Amy Evans play “The Most Unsatisfied Town” is based on the true story of Oury Jalloh. The latest book “Winter Shorts” is an anthology of short stories edited by Clementine Burnley and Sharon Dodua Otoo.

Keep up to date with the Witnessed Series using the links below:

Witnessed Edition 5

Clementine Burnley & Sharon Dodua Otoo (ed.)
Winter Shorts
Series: Witnessed, Edition 5
Paperback, 142×205 mm
112 pages, 9.80 EUR [D]
ISBN 978-3-942885-94-2 | WG 110
October 2015




Witnessed Edition 4

Amy Evans
The Most Unsatisfied Town
Series: Witnessed, Edition 4
Paperback, 140×205 mm
96 pages, 9.80 EUR [D]
ISBN 978-3-942885-76-8 | WG 152
January 2015




Witnessed Edition 3

Daima_Book Cover

Nzitu Mawakha
Series: Witnessed, Edition 3
Paperback, 205×205 mm
96 pages, 123 photographs, 19.80 EUR [D]
ISBN 978-3-942885-48-5 | WG 116
November 2013




Witnessed Edition 2

Cover with LogosOlumide Popoola
Also by Mail
Series: Witnessed, Edition 2
Paperback, 142×205 mm
96 pages approx., 9.80 EUR [D]
ISBN 978-3-942885-38-6
February 2013




Witnessed Edition 1

Sandrine Micossé-Aikins and Sharon Dodua Otoo (eds.)
The Little Book of Big Visions
How to Be an Artist and Revolutionize the World
Series: Witnessed, Edition 1
Paperback, 142×205 mm
158 pages, 14.80 EUR [D]
ISBN 978-3-942885-31-7
October 2012




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Witnessed – englischsprachige Buchreihe Schwarzer Autor_innen

Witnessed ist eine englischsprachige Buchreihe, geschrieben von Schwarzen Autor_innen, die in Deutschland gelebt haben, von Sharon Dodua Otoo herausgegeben und erscheint im Verlag edition assemblage. Weitere Information über Witnessed erhalten Sie auf der Witnessed-Blogseite