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Bücher, Filme, Radioarbeiten

11.06.2021 - 30.06.2021
ESPACE DIAPHANES, Limmatstrasse 270, 8005 Zürich

Georges Perec
Autor, Filmemacher, Radiokünstler, Erfinder von Räumen


»Der Raum schmilzt dahin, wie der Sand zwischen den Fingern zerrinnt.

Die Zeit schwemmt ihn fort und läßt mir nur gestaltlose Fetzen zurück«.

Georges Perec, Träume von Räumen



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zur Begegnung und Wiederbegegnung mit unseren Autor:innen, Künstler:innen, Denker:innen

Espace DIAPHANES Zürich
Löwenbräukunst, Ebene A
Limmatstrasse 268
8005 Zürich

Georges Perec

Georges Perec

was a French writer and film maker of the post-war era. As a Polish Jew growing up during the Second World War he was lucky to survive, having been admitted to a children’s camp just before his mother was deported to Auschwitz. On his return to Paris in 1945 he went on to study history and sociology. After quitting university without graduating, he contributed a number of articles to »Nouvelle Revue française« and »Les Lettres Nouvelles«. He was called up for military service in 1958 and served to become a paratrooper in Pau for two years before finding employment as registrar at Saint-Antoine hospital. He became an active member of »L' Ouvroir de Littérature Potentielle« (Oulipo) in 1967 and became renown as a writer and film producer until his early death at the age of 45.