HNKA new project of “The Croatian National Theater” (HNK)- “The Philosophy Theater”, which was organized and moderated by Srecko Horvat, one of the leading Croatian philosophers of younger generation, has been presented at “The Theater Night”, on 15th November. The first guest ofPhilosophy Theater” was Julia Kristeva, a Bulgarian-French leftist philosopher, poststructuralist, literary critic, psychoanalyst, sociologist, feminist, and, most recently, novelist, who has lived in France since the mid-1960s. She is now a Professor at the University Paris Diderot. Horvat plans the collaboration with famous philosopher Slavoj Zizek as well.

Nov. 15, the premiere of a Kristeva’s play “Therese my love” was performed Julia Kristeva à Paris en 2008.jpgby an actress Alma Prica and  later followed by the discussion about her leftist work, psychoanalysis, melancholy and love.

A quartermaster Dubravka Vrgoc was very happy to announce the beggining of this project. Horvat plans the collaboration with famous philosopher Slavoj Zizek as well: “It is a great honor to be with the world’s leading philosopher in the National Theatre, Slavoj Zizek, precisely for the first time Zizek will try his hand as a playwright, with its own version of “Antigone”. Horvat adds that they don’t know who will be the director of the play but the whole idea of “Philosophy Theater” can be seen as a potential for changing the consciousness of people.

“Sarter used to come to Croatia as well, it is necessary to continue this tradition! Between philosophy and theater connection has always existed, but it is recently lost and it should be returned. Our theater should deepen the relationship between philosophy and theater, concluded Horvat. ”

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