Spellbound (Berlin)

Par exemple je me suis toujours interdit de penser à une vie future, mais j'ai toujours cru que l'instant de la mort est la norme et le but de la vie. Je pensais que pour ceux qui vivent comme il convient, c'est l'instant où pour une fraction infinitésimale du temps la vérité pure, nue, certaine, éternelle entre dans l'âme. Je peux dire que jamais je n'ai désiré pour moi un autre bien.

Simone Weil, Attente de Dieu, 1942.
Spellbound Nuns

SPELLBOUND

Abstract

Each contribution takes a cue from Chris Kraus’s book Aliens and Anorexia (2000). Kraus’s text deals with the making of her film, Gravity and Grace, and the inspiration she found in Simone Weil’s life and writings.

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New contributions:

Chris Kraus (Los Angeles): Simone Weil. Two Days in February

THE PAPIER collé AS PART OF THE »PAPIER collé SIMONE WEIL« WE INVITED WRITERS AND ARTISTS TO SHARE THEIR IDEAS ON SIMONE WEIL. SOME BITS AND PIECES, SOME MATERIAL, THOUGHTS… TRACES AND LINES THAT REVOLVE AROUND THEIR READING OR RESEARCH. LIKE A SUNDAY STROLL THROUGH AN IMMATERIAL-IMAGINATIVE LIBRARY. LIKE A BORGES READING MACHINE THAT UNENDINGLY

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Mark von Schlegell: Simone Azul

THE PAPIER collé AS PART OF THE »PAPIER collé SIMONE WEIL« WE INVITED WRITERS AND ARTISTS TO SHARE THEIR IDEAS ON SIMONE WEIL. SOME BITS AND PIECES, SOME MATERIAL, THOUGHTS… TRACES AND LINES THAT REVOLVE AROUND THEIR READING OR RESEARCH. LIKE A SUNDAY STROLL THROUGH AN IMMATERIAL-IMAGINATIVE LIBRARY. LIKE A BORGES READING MACHINE THAT UNENDINGLY

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Thomas Hirschhorn (Paris): SIMONE WEIL WORKS

OVERVIEW Since 2019 at the Engadin Art Talks, Thomas Hirschon has intensively engaged with Simone Weil. The denʞkollektiv thanks Thomas to present seven art works: (1) Me, She, (2) Simone Weil Map, (3) Médaillon, (4) Cover for ‘Die Weltwoche’, (5) My Dreams, (6) SW Annabelle, and (7) Eternal Ruins. For more information visit: www.thomashirschhorn.com (1) ME,

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