Empathy & Action: A Subjective Discussion of Simone Weil’s Legacy
Where: The New School
66 W. 12th St.
212-229-5108 Price: Free
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The upcoming performance of Kaija Saariaho’s oratorio La Passion de Simone, featuring Mannes students, artists of the French collective La Chambre aux échos and the International Contemporary Ensemble, marks the perfect occasion to discuss these themes through the scope of art and other topical and living ramifications, along with four engaging scholars from contrasting backgrounds who have all been strongly influenced by Weil’s body of work.
Kaija Saariaho, composer of La Passion de Simone
Lisabeth During, Associate Professor at the Pratt Institute
Mark Larrimore, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
James Miller, Professor of Politics at the New School for Social Research and special advisor to Provost
Otto von Busch, Associate Professor of Integrated Design at Parsons School of Design
Moderated by Aleksi Barrière, Stage director of La Passion de Simone, Researcher, Co-artistic director of La Chambre aux échosBuy tickets/get more info now