Walls and Bridges
Walls and Bridges is a 10-day series of performances and critical explorations uniting French and American thinkers and artists from social sciences, philosophy, literature and live arts.
On Saturday October 19th at Aperture Gallery, photographer Matthew Pillsbury was discussing his work with geographer Michel Lussault. On the evening at Invisible Dog Art Center, an evening of storytelling gathered artists and thinkers on stage to talk and perform about "the doors".
On friday October 18th, two major events happened in New York. At IPK-NYU, an entire day was dedicated to translation. Meanwhile at the Whitney Museum artist and filmmaker Phillipe Grandrieux was presenting "Meurtrière" and "White Epilepsy", and then discussed his work with...
Sunday October 20th at Invisible Dog, come learn up to 6 languages in one afternoon ! More that 20 New Yorkers will teach their mother tongue. Join us and attend one or several of our 20 minute language classes !
Thursday October 17th at the Drawing Center, philosopher Vinciane Despret was discussing animal's viewpoints with Alexis Rockman whose watercolor drawings served as the first stage in the development of "Life of Pi" by Ang Lee
On Wednesday October 16th at Schomburg Center, novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, historian Roman Bertrand, writers Siddhartha Deb and Farah Griffin were discussing how to write Histories from a global perspective
On Monday October 14th, French Minister for Women's Rights and Government Spokesperson Najat Vallaud-Belkacem was discussing differences between France and the USA regarding gender equality with President Of New America Foundation Anne-Marie Slaughter.
On Tuesday October 15th at the New School, mathematician and writer Michèle Audin, historian Ivan Jablonka and writers Ian Buruma and Cynthia Carr were discussing relations between personal stories and collective history.