Philippe Petit and Slavoj Zizek: Act of Courage

Mon. Dec 3, 2018 at 7:00pm EST
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Slovenian philosopher, cultural critic, and Lacanian psychoanalyst Slavoj Zizek returns to LIVE from the NYPL for an evening of conversation with French high wire artist Philippe Petit, subject of the award-winning documentary Man on a Wire, and famous the world over for his high-wire walks. The two will speak about their life’s work and what inspires them to continue exploring new territory. 


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Edna Barnes Salomon Room (3rd Floor) The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 42nd Street & 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10018
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