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Lecture Performance: »Anorexia and Theocracy. Materials on Catharine of Manresa’s ›Exercises‹« by Sophia Eisenhut

Friday, 16 October 2020, 17:00

Adress:nGbK event space 1st floor, Oranienstraße 25, 10999 Berlin
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Language(s): German
Entry: free
Organized by: Kooperation: nGbK und Gesellschaft für künstlerische Forschung in Deutschland (gkfd)
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Programme »Politics of the Flesh«

»Anorexia and Theocracy. Materials on Catharine of Manresa’s ›Exercises‹« is intended as an unfinished text work on the flesh becoming word. A fictionalization of intertextualities opens up the search for a female ›écriture‹ to the pseudohistorical as a utopian space. In this process, the potential modernity of a Jesuit concept of sensualism is activated by (xeno-) feminist body references. The resulting sensibility is no longer centred on the subject and its collective political context is examined against the aesthetic background of the counter-reformation.

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