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(Mystical) Bergson (Matter and Memory)

(Mystical) Bergson (Matter and Memory) The standard line about Henri Bergson in Matter and Memory is about perception in relation to time and memory. Subjective perception, i.e. perception understood from the point of view of the subject, is the way … Continue reading

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Online Holocaust Memorialization Platforms & Post-Holocaust Culture

  Marking  the 2021 International Holocaust Remembrance Day, this article here at Haaretz by film, media scholars Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann and Tom Divon is about online Holocaust memorialization platforms and culture. With mainline memorialization institutions (museums and memorials) responding to the … Continue reading

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Rav Naftali Tzvi Weiss (Auschwitz Album)

In America there’s no such thing as Holocaust Rememberance Day, but Twitter constitutes a country of its own. That is where I found this photograph of Rav Naftali Tzvi Weiss, Rosh Yeshiva in Bilke, and his students waiting for selection … Continue reading

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Placing Memory (Gal Cohen & Zac Hacmon)

Some photos of paintings by Gal Cohen and sculpture by Zac Hacmon from their recent and thoughtful two-person show downtown on the Lower East, Placing Memory. With Hadera, Israel as their critical touchstone, the paintings explore the evisceration of the … Continue reading

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Memory Art (Event of A Thread) (Ann Hamilton)

Went to the Park Avenue Armory to see Ann Hamilton’s The Event of A Thread. The centerpiece is a diaphonous white curtain bisecting the drill hall. The whole billowing thing rises and falls in response to the people who come to … Continue reading

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