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VITA ACTIVA: THE SPIRIT OF HANNAH ARENDT (dir. Ada Ushpiz): Movie review

For many Arendt is remembered by a single phrase — “the banality of evil”, a concept she coined in her controversial book from the 1960s Eichmann in Jerusalem.

Image from a 1964 production of Alfred Jarry's Ubu Roi

‘PATAPHYSICS FESTIVAL: Films, Art, Talks, The Savage God

Joan was quizzical, studied ‘Pataphysical science in the home. Late nights all alone with a test tube, Oh, oh, oh, oh. Do you have problems you don’t know how to…