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Joxerra Garzia

Personal details

Name
Garzia, Joxerra
Complet name and surname
Garzia Garmendia, Joxerra
Birth
1953 Legazpi + Legazpi < Goierri < Gipuzkoa < Basque Country

Bertsolarism

Main specialization
Researcher
Specializations
Testu liburu egilea
Organizer
Presenter
Research
Bertso-irratsaiogilea
Bertso-telebista saiogilea
Epailea
Gai-jartzailea
Kritikaria

Biographical details

Biography
He graduated in Philosophy and Journalism and was awarded a doctorate in Audiovisual Communication and Publicity in 1999 for his thesis Gaur egungo bertsolarien baliabide poetiko-erretorikoak (The poetic-rethorical resources of the modern bertsolaris). His profesional activity within bertsolaritza started with a radio programme in Euskadi Irratia (1983-1988) and later on, asked by the Bertsozale Elkartea, became the creator, director and presenter of a television programme shown on Euskal Telebista called Hitzetik Hortzera (1988-1993). He has also been the president of the Basque Writerïs Association (1993-1997). He has been on the jury of various championships and has developed an important role as a critic through various articles and essays. Together with Jon Sarasua and Andoni Egaña he published the book The art of bertsolaritza. Improvised basque verse singing (2001) He is author of stories and poems and has received a number of awards. Currently he is a lecturer on Publicity at the University of the Basque Country and a member of a team which is currently working on a method to incorporate orality in schools.

Publications

Argitaratutako liburuak
Bat bateko bertsolaritza. Bertsozale Elkartea, 2002. (J. Sarasua eta A. Ega
Bertso Galaxia. GIE-EHBE - didaktikoa
Bertso Ostatua. GIE-EHBE - didaktikoa
Bertso Trena. GIE-EHBE - didaktikoa
Bestelako argitalpenak:
Haur gazte literatura: Malen laberinto madarikatuan. 1987 ; Gau bat gauekoen artean. 1998.
Itzulpenak: Brechten Keuner jaunaren kondairak. 1999
Kurrin kurrun vitae. 2004
Metaforismo liburua: Egonean doazen geziak. 2000
Poesia lanak: Zotal egunak. 1991 ; Dena dela. 1998
Tunelaz beste aldean. 2001 ("Baporea" lehen saria)
Ekoizpen oharrak
Euskadi Irratiko bertso-irratsaioa zuzendu eta aurkeztu zuen; irrasaio honetako zuzendari zelarik, Fernando Amezketarra saria (1985) antolatu zuen Pello Zabaletarekin lankidetzan Euskadi Irratiaren babesaz.EHBEk horretarako sorturiko batzordeko partaide (Juanjo Uria, Laxaro Azkune eta Jexux Muruarekin), Hitzetik Hortzera bertso-telebista-saioaren diseinua burutu zuen (berea izan zen ideia ardatza), eta programa horren Zuzendaria izan zen (1988-1994). Bertsolaritza komunikazioaren ikuspegitik landutako doktore tesia egin zuen (Gaur egungo bertsolarien baliabide poetiko-erretorikoak)