Talk held on June 9, 2017, on the occasion of the exhibition From Concrete to Liquid to Spoken Worlds to the Word.
Vincent Barras is a performer, historian of medicine and sciences, translator. He teaches at the University of Lausanne and at the HEAD – Genève. He publishes extensively on the theory of the body, medicine, neurosciences and psychiatry, contemporary poetry, music and art. He translated books by Galen, Sanguineti, Adorno, Lax, Vegetti, Gomringer. His performances and sound poetry work are performed solo or with several artists (including Jacques Demierre).