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Joshua Cohen:
You want a golem?

Golem talks – Program Accompanying the Exhibition GOLEM (Audio Recording)

Event in English

Joshua Cohen reads from his highly-praised Book of Numbers and discusses with the literary theorist Caspar Battegay the digital-metaphoric aspects of the golem creation in this day and age – the relationship between incantation and code, "master" vs. "slave machine," automation in art and industry, and Konrad Zuse’s theory of computation.

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Map with all buildings that belong to the Jewish Museum Berlin. The Old Building is marked in green

Where

Old Building, level 2, Great Hall
Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

In his works, the bestseller author describes "Being human in the age of binary code" (New York Times). In the attic of Prague’s Old-New Synagog, all he found was dust.

In cooperation with Schöffling & Co. Verlagsbuchhandlung GmbH

Portrait Joshua Cohen

Joshua Cohen; photo: Adam Gong

Audio recording of the reading
Jewish Museum Berlin 2016

Where, when, what?

  • When 17 November 2016, 7 pm
  • Where Old Building, level 2, Great Hall

    Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

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