Tallinn Photomonth '17 01.09–29.10.2017


Merman, reading

Alberto García del Castillo in Rundum artist-run space

23.09 19:00

ARS building

On Saturday, September 23 from 7 pm writer and curator Alberto García del Castillo will be in Rundum reading his latest novel. Merman is a queer travelogue of a boating voyage on Belgium’s inland waterways with merman and singer Steev Lemercier in the company of Chanel and Dolce, who are a cat and a dog, during the first months of their friendship with the author.


At 7.30 pm sharp Alberto will read from the book, which was published by Shelter Press.



Alberto writes genre fiction and nonfiction about communities and queer, performs his own and other people’s writings, and collaborates in multiple configurations. He has published his writing in Girls Like Us, coedited Midpoint (Théophile’s Papers, 2016) and his two novels Merman (2017) and Retrospective (2014) were published by Shelter Press. Alongside Marnie Slater, is curator of Buenos Tiempos, Int.


The event is supported by EV100, Center for Contemporary Arts Estonia, the Cultural Endowment of Estonia and the Estonian Artists’ Association.