Katalin Ladik is a Hungarian poet, performance artist and actress. Born 1942 in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia (now Serbia) she has lived and worked alternately in Novi Sad, in Budapest, Hungary and on the island of Hvar, Croatia in the last 20 years. Besides her written poems, she also creates sound poems and visual poems, performance art, writes and performs experimental music and audio plays. She is an experimental artist (happenings, mail art, experimental theatrical plays). She explores language through visual and vocal expressions, as well as movement and gestures. Ladik is invited to numerous international festivals, e.g. in 2017 to the documenta 14.