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Tony Maniaty with Raimond Gaita and Helen Garner: Our Hearts are Still Open

Readings Carlton — Woiworung Country, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, Victoria, 3053

At the peak of the global Covid pandemic, Australian-born photojournalist Tony Maniaty, based in Paris, documented life in the French capital as its citizens tackled the greatest crisis in a generation. Returning to Sydney, he began a unique collaboration with the Australian philosopher Raimond Gaita - to produce a book that goes beyond the headlines, exploring not only the response of Parisians to the crisis, but its deeper meaning to the notion of a shared, common humanity. Our Hearts are still Open: Paris with Love and Hope is the result.

Join us as we hear Helen, Tony and Rai discuss what is it to communicate as humans without tactile experience? What is the value of hope when we’re confronted with overwhelming events? Truly, it’s the conversation we all need right now.

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