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Curved Spacetimes: Where Friedrich Nietzsche Meets Virginia Woolf
The Tank
New York City, NY
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Curved Spacetimes: Where Friedrich Nietzsche Meets Virginia Woolf
What if some day or night a demon were to steal after you into your loneliest loneliness and say to you: This life as you now live it and have lived it, you will have to live once more and innumerable times moreNietzsches possibility of times arrow looping back on itself structures Logos Dance Collectives production Curved Spacetimes: Where Friedrich Nietzsche Meets Virginia Woolf, in which movement, music and the spoken word guide audience members through the eternal return, wherein they encounter Woolfs Mrs. Dalloway, who embraces the demons proposal in her love of life; London; this moment in June, seeming to offer a Nietzschean yes to life and to see beauty in that which is necessary. While dancers bodies tell spacetime how to curve and curved spacetime tells dancers bodies how to move, the multidisciplinary performance toys with our experience of the past as it is realized in memory, of the present as we hold it in attention, and of the future as it is captured by anticipation; it explores the possibility of time reversal and the way in which time seems to speed up as we age; and it offers a glimpse of what it means to embrace fate.

Schedule of Events
6 PM: Pre-performance catered receptionpass the Woolf/Nietzsche pre-test for a free drink!
7 PM: Performance
8 PM: Panel discussion on the physics, aesthetics, and metaphysics of time

Logos Dance Collective (Barbara Gail Montero, Theresa Duhon, Patra Jongjitirat, and Gregory Kollarus)

Elise Crull, Theresa Duhon, Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes, Patra Jongjitirat, Gregory Kollarus, Barbara Gail Montero, and Nickolas Pappas

Selections from Bach's Cello Suites, performed live by cellist Ivan Luza Text Includes excerpts from Thus Spoke Zarathustra, The Gay Science, Mrs. Dalloway, and The Diary of Virginia Woolf

Jeff Friedman, Associate Professor of Dance Rutgers University
Kathleen Higgins, Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin
Tim Maudlin, Professor of Philosophy, New York University
Heather Whitney, JD, Harvard Law School & PhD Candidate, New York University

Rebecca Ariel Porte, Member of the Core Faculty at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research


The Tank (View)
312 West 36th Street
New York City, NY 10018
United States


Arts > Dance

Dog Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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On BPT Since: Aug 16, 2008
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