Screening Nature: Symposium & Screenings, Sat 18 MAY – Sun 19 MAY 2013
In a symposium and a weekend of film programmes covering more than a hundred years of cinema, Screening Nature explores the ecology, ethics and aesthetics of the relationship between human and nonhuman animals, nature, and the moving image. Curated by film scholars Anat Pick and Silke Panse in association with Queen Mary University of London, the University for the Creative Arts, the Whitechapel Gallery and the Goethe-Institut. Screening Nature is hub for work in ecology, film and other time-based media that is not interested in the spectacular or cuddly, but in slow burning and thoughtful, ethically engaged work on our place in the world.
SYMPOSIUM KEYNOTES: W. J. T. Mitchell (Professor of English and Art History, University of Chicago) and Claire Colebrook (Professor of English, Penn State), with a talk by experimental filmmaker Rose Lowder, and presentations by Jody Berland (Professor of Humanities, York University) and Silke Panse (UCA).
SCREENING FILMS by the Lumière brothers, Joris Ivens, Percy Smith, Stan Brakhage, Rose Lowder, Kenneth Anger, Sergei Dvortsevoy, Joyce Wieland, Mike Marshall, Vladimir Tyulkin, Takahiko Iimura, Helga Fanderl, Peter Kubelka, Ed Chell, Mike Blow, Silke Panse, Erin Espelie, Johanna Hällsten, David Chapman, Chen Sheinberg, Ian Wiblin and Anthea Kennedy, Lucy Powell, and a selection of rarely seen early films.
** Symposium: Sat 18 May 10AM – 4:30PM
Venue: Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, Arts One, Lecture Theatre
Tickets: Admission free, booking essential: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/5397473990
** Screenings: Sat 18 May 5:30PM – 8PM, Sun 19 May 11AM – 7PM
Venue: Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX
Tickets: Sat 18 May, £8 (£6 concs), Sun 19 May £11(£8 concs) for the morning or afternoon programme, £20 (£15 concs) for the full day.
Booking: firstname.lastname@example.org, 020 7522 7888
For information contact Anat Pick, email@example.com
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Dr Anat Pick
Dept. of Film Studies
School of Languages, Linguistics and Film
Queen Mary, University of London
Mile End Road, London E1 4NS
Tel: ++ 44 20 7882 8290 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://screeningnature.com
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