»Dual talents: a curse or a blessing?«

Guided tour of the exhibition »Victor Hugo. The Dark Romanticist« and panel discussion with Ivan Ristić and Stefan Kutzenberger

When »the arts« became »art« in the Romantic period, those talented in more than one field had to make a choice. This pressure to specialize caused plenty of anguish, giving rise to counter-movements that attempted to bring all the arts together. An impulse lecture will examine the phenomenon of the doubly gifted. On a shared tour of the exhibition, the audience can discover how closely Victor Hugo’s imagery was entwined with his literary work. Next will be a look at social realities today. Now that multitasking and transdisciplinarity are in vogue, people with two or more talents

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