Lessons in corporate culture, the digital sublime and better sex through motion capture, from the novels of Tom McCarthy
Reading in English and German by the author and Katharina Blaschke in the frame of the exhibition Anima Overdrive by Stefan Panhans & Andrea Winkler
Image above: Panhans & Winkler, DEFENDER
Tom McCarthy is a novelist whose work has been translated into more than twenty languages and adapted for cinema, theatre and radio. In 2008 he was awarded the Believer Book Award, and in 2013 the inaugural Windham-Campbell Prize for Fiction. He has heldVisiting Professorships at the Royal College of Art London, Columbia University New York and Städelschule Frankfurt, and is the current Miller Scholar at the Santa Fe Institute. Born in Scotland, he is now a Swedish citizen, and lives in Berlin.
Among other things, he will read for the first time a passage from the German edition of his latest novel, The Making of In Incarnation, which will be published by Suhrkamp under the Title Der Dreh von Inkarnation in 2023.
Katharina Blaschke, born and raised in Hamburg, trained as an actress at the Otto Falckenberg School in Munich. Since 2005 she has played the legal expert Dr Helene Sturbeck in the ZDF early evening series SOKO Wismar, but has also appeared in many other film and television productions and series (most recently in Ein starkes Team, Wilsberg, Notruf Hafenkante). If allowed, she also loves to act on a theatre stage (often with a focus on singing), from independent productions to the Hamburg Schauspielhaus – most recently in Cabaret at the Hansa-Theater/St.-Pauli-Theater in Hamburg in 2022 and in Charley’s Aunt as an operetta, a production of the Kammeroper Munich (since 2014).
22. October .2022
Kunstverein am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz