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Esther Leslie | Fear Eats the Soul: Walter Benjamin & Baader Meinhof – BLACKOUT ((poetry & politics))

Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Angst essen Seele auf (Fear Eats the Soul), 1974

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Walter Benjamin: Messianism and Revolution – Theses on History | Autonomies

The essay that we share below, by Andrew Robinson, bears the virtue of clarity; like a collector, he assembles the bits of Walter Benjamin’s work on messianism and revolution.  And yet becaus…

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Vitro Nasu » Blog Archive » Immersive Exhibit “Arcades” Brings Walter Benjamin Back to Life -2017

 

 

 

On Truth
Nothing is poorer than a truth expressed as it was thought. Committed to writing in such cases, it is not even a bad photograph. Truth wants to be startled abruptly, at one stroke, from her self-immersion, whether by uproar, music or cries for help. – Walter Benjamin

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The Jewish Museum – The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin

This exhibition of contemporary artworks presents photography, video, sculpture, and painting seen through the lens of influential philosopher Walter Benjamin’s magnum opus The Arcades Project.

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Josef Albers, Homage to the Square / aus unruhigen Träumen

aus unruhigen Träumen.

TOM CLARK: Walter Benjamin: A Map of Hell (1938)

 

 

TOM CLARK: Walter Benjamin: A Map of Hell (1938).

The camera introduces us to unconscious optics as does psychoanalysis to unconscious impulses. ~ Walter Benjamin

Walter Benjamin: Cult / TOM CLARK

 

The Seven Deadly Sins (detail: Superbia, or Pride): Hieronymus Bosch, c. 1480

TOM CLARK: Walter Benjamin: Cult.