Is history over or is it now

"The Now is the Night" - History and Allegory of the Present

Programm, Christoph Kraus & Marcus Zoller, 2016

Poster, Christoph Kraus & Marcus Zoller, 2016

Poster, Christoph Kraus & Marcus Zoller, 2016

Poster, Christoph Kraus & Marcus Zoller, 2016

Programm, Christoph Kraus & Marcus Zoller, 2016

Programm, Christoph Kraus & Marcus Zoller, 2016

While the present seems to be downright obsessed with history, it has increasingly become difficult to define its own historical context. Since the great historico-philosophical narrative of the modern, which accorded the present a logical slot within the present tends to defines itself as history. Orchestrated in cautionary recollections, retro trends and retrospectives of past awakenings, it seems to jeopardise the very nature of its own presence. The conference aims to tackle the challenge of addressing the present in its historical dimension.



Alexander Alberro

Alex Demirovic

Astrid Deuber-Mankowsky

Monika Juneja

Jutta Koether

Christian Kravagna

Susanne Leeb

Peter Osborne

Josef Strau


Concept: Helmut Draxler, AdBK Nürnberg

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