IMG_7416Esther Adaire completed her MA in History at Goldsmiths, University of London, where for her thesis she wrote on symbolism and spectacle in Germany’s Third Reich. Her other research topics include violence, anti-Semitism, and the construction of masculine ideals within Fascist ideology. Informing her study is a personal interest in post-Holocaust Jewish theology, memory, and trauma. Obvious influences include Hannah Arendt, Klaus Theweleit, and Zygmunt Bauman.

Esther also holds a BA in Theatre & Performance, for which she studied the avant-garde art movements of the 20th century with a particular focus on the political theater of Tadeusz Kantor and Heiner Müller, as well as Antonin Artaud’s ‘Theater of Cruelty’.

She is partial to Bauhaus design and obscure electronic music.