A Night of Philosophy premieres in New York April 24, 2015.

From 7pm to 7am, philosophy will occupy the historic corner of Fifth Avenue and 79th Street. Come and experience an innovative and original nocturnal happening, with over 80 events ranging from philosophical lectures to artistic performances, from theatre to video art, from songs to dance and DJ sets.

Come and experience philosophy as performance.

Events will simultaneously happen in all corners of the two mansions. Roam free throughout the unique settings of the French Cultural Services and the Ukrainian Institute of America, stumble upon enlightening talks, piano improvisations, unexpected performances, a musical spacecraft fallen from the sky. It will make you see philosophy, and night, in a whole new light.

The entire event is free and open to all.

We will provide coffee all night and croissants as the sun rises!

So don’t miss your first night with philosophy in the city that never sleeps.


A Night of Philosophy is an event created and staged by Mériam Korichi.

Presented by:

Cultural Services of the French Embassy
Ukrainian Institute of America
Onassis Cultural Center NY
FACE Foundation

Visual Identity for A Night of Philosophy in New York in 2015

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Cultural Services of the French Embassy
972 Fifth Avenue, NY 10075

Ukrainian Institute of America
2 E 79th Street, NY 10075



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A Night of Philosophy


A Night of Philosophy is an event created and staged by Mériam Korichi.


Presented by:

Cultural Services of the French Embassy
Ukrainian Institute of America
Onassis Cultural Center NY
FACE Foundation

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Made possible by:

The Florence Gould Foundation
Institut français
PSL Research University
Centre national des arts plastiques, France

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Major support provided by:

Air France
Babeth’s Feast
Holiday Inn NYC–Lower East Side

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Generous support provided by:

Columbia University, Philosophy Department
The Alliance Program, Columbia University
Institut Jean Nicod
Princeton University
Princeton University, Philosophy Department
ENS de Lyon
ENS de Lyon / Anthropos
ENS de Lyon / Labex COMOD
ENS de Lyon / CERPHI
Centre Atlantique de Philosophie
Ecole Nationale Supérieure, Paris
The City University of New York
University of Maryland
University of California, Riverside
University of Michigan
Residency Unlimited
OFF (Ostrovsky Family Fund)
French-American Foundation
Laurence Bernard Gallery
Galerie Aline Vidal


Support provided by:

Classic & Vintage
Vigne – Gin de France
Excellia Tequila
La Colombe Torrefaction