This event is part of the second chapter for Home Workspace Program 2013-14, led by resident professors Jalal Toufic and Anton Vidokle.

For more information on the second chapter and the year’s schedule and curriculum, please see HWP 2013-14.

The Eccentric Knowledge: Images, Memories, Emotions | Seminar in 2 sessions with Georges Didi-Huberman


2-4pm | by registration


4-6pm | by resgistration

The first session of the seminar will be dedicated to the methodological framework of Aby Warburg’s “cultural science of images” and its relevance today. The second session of the seminar will be dedicated to an analysis of the relations between poetics and politics in Pier Paolo Pasonini’s film La Rabbia (The Rage).


2-4pm | by registration: Guided tour of the exhibition Afteratlas with Georges Didi-Huberman at Beirut Art Center

Georges Didi-Huberman is a philosopher and art historian. He teaches at l’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris). He has published over fifty works on the history and theory of the image since 1982. His most recent publications include L’Album de l’art à l’époque du « Musée imaginaire » (Hazan, 2013) and Phalènes. Essais sur l’apparition, 2 (Minuit, 2013). He has directed several exhibitions, including L’Empreinte (The Imprint) at Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris, 1997), Fables du lieu (Fables of a Place) at Fresnoy - studio national des Arts contemporains (Tourcoing, 2001), Atlas at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid, 2010), and most recently Histoires de fantômes pour grandes personnes (Ghost Stories for Grown-ups) at the Fresnoy et at the Museu de Arte do Rio (Rio de Janeiro) co-curated with Arno Gisinger.