Lela B. Njatin was born in 1963 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where she now lives. She has a university degree in Philosophy and Comparative Literature and works as a self-employed creator in the field of culture. She also creates works of visual art and often combines them with literary texts to produce interdisciplinary art. As a literary creator, she started to produce concrete poetry in the 1970s; she appears in the anthology Westeast and in other collective international book projects. Her main literary work is the novel Nestrpnost (Intolerance, 1988), which won the “Golden Bird” in recognition of top achievements for promising artists. Her fairy tale Velikanovo srce (The Giant’s Heart, trans. Erica Johnson Debeljak, 1996) was nominated for the “Večernica” award for the best work of youth literature. Mostly she writes short stories. Throughout her career she has also been creating art installations, among the most famous being Nisem hotel vedeti, a izvedel sem (I Did Not Want to See but I Have since Come to See; Muzeum, Ljubljana and Odsotnost, Hommage à Igor Zabel (Absence, Hommage à Igor Zabel; Moderna galerija, Ljubljana 2007).