Mette Ingvartsen

to come (extended)

dance

to come (extended)
to come (extended)

16.11 – 17.11.2018

Fase
Fase

08.11 – 25.11.2018

To Heat By Melting
To Heat By Melting

16.11.2018

THE SUBLIME

THE SUBLIME
THE SUBLIME

The sublime is a concept with a long philosophical history, but how are we to interpret the concept today?

Leslie Thornton, Miriam Rasch & Rudi Laermans

A Philosophers Walk/Talk on the Sublime

talk film

A Philosophers Walk/Talk on the Sublime
A Philosophers Walk/Talk on the Sublime

21.11.2018

The Sublime focus opens with a screening of A Philosophers Walk on the Sublime, a short film by American filmmaker Leslie Thornton. The remarkable landscape of the Swiss Alps inflects Thornton's musings on the sublime, as it may be pursued in nature and photography. The film screening is followed by a conversation on the sublime between philosopher Miriam Rasch and sociologist Rudi Laermans.

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