SchwarzRund (sie/they/@) came to Bremen as a Black German Dominican at the age of three and has been living in Berlin for over a decade. On schwarzrund.de and in various magazines they write about multidimensional life realities inside and outside of communities. They also negotiates this on stage as a speaker and poet. They studied cultural studies and gender studies for they bachelor’s and master’s degrees. they research focus is Queer Black Interventions and Afrx-Latinx Identities. She is currently doing a PhD in the Contested Democracy research group at the University of Erfurt on the understanding of democracy with Audre Lorde.