Abelard, the medieval punk monk

12th century France Peter Abelard (1079–1142) You know the story: Teacher and student fall in love, have a baby (a boy, Astrolabe!), then marry secretly. Furious, student’s uncle has teacher castrated. The lovers separate, carry on in various monasteries and abbeys, all the while managing to stay in touch. Classic medieval shenanigans. So why all... Continue Reading →

From 15 October 2013 to 19 January 2014 Cité de la Musique 221, avenue Jean Jaurès 75019 Paris Details https://twitter.com/citedelamusique/statuses/316981578817470464 “In total, more than 450 objects (clothes, fanzines, posters, flyers, drawings and collages, record sleeves, movies, etc.), from private and public collections, along with numerous audio and video recordings, will show the vitality and liberty... Continue Reading →

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