The slave of living history reveals the Theatre of Memory
Vignette: On Forgiveness, Resentment and Remembering
When Theodor Adorno ceased working as a composer in 1945 he uttered a famous and oft-misunderstood maxim: “To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric” ; after Paul Celan wrote his poem Todesfugue , Adorno recanted and said “perennial suffering has as much right to expression as the tortured have to scream”. Celan’s poem shapes this assembly leading to the shattered weathervane of Jean Amery – Resentment is a Virtue.
Saturday 7.30pm– 8.30
Treasure of the carboniferous age worked by the miners of the industrial age
enter the wounded mind of the creatures of coal.
Disconsolamentum and the Dragonfly.
Stone Chat with Leech – an opportunity for dialogue and discussion.