Category: City

12.10.2011-05.02.2012 Exposition “Walter Benjamin Archives” à Paris – et événements liés

Le 12 octobre, ouverture de l’exposition Walter Benjamin Archives au Musée d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaïsme, 71 rue du Temple à Paris. A l’occasion de cette exposition qui dure jusqu’au 5 février 2012, Florent Perrier et Corinne Bacharach ont programmé...

Building lies in our Nature

Benjamin helped us to understand that mimesis is not only reserved to art and the representation of the world. It is fundamental to social conduct, language and writing, even if these mimetic roots are often hidden and unrecognizable in the...

Urban Topography and Cultural Memory

It has often been observed that our time is obsessed with collective forms of cultural memory, which are seen as an emergency brake in the storm of unfettered ideologies of progress and rapid acceleration in the age of late capitalist...