Lecture Claude Cahun: Artist and Anti-Nazi Resistance Fighter Tuesday, January 25, 6:00 pm The Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life, 7 East Tenth Street Katherine Smith, Ph.D. Candidate, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Cosponsored by the Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life, New York University.
Panel Discussion Maya Deren’s Films: Intersections of the Divine, the Ethnographic, and the Avant-Garde Friday, January 21, 4:30 pm Main Building, Room 300 (enter at 32 Waverly Place) Gage Averill, Associate Professor and Ethnomusicology Program Coordinator, Department of Music; Jonas Mekas, Artistic Director, Anthology Film Archives; Annette Michelson, Professor of Cinema Studies, Tisch School […]
Talk Shirin Neshat Wednesday, December 8, 6:30 pm Cantor Film Center, 36 East Eighth Street, Room 102 Shirin Neshat, an Iranian-born artist working in New York, will discuss her recent photography, film, and video projects, which employ clothing and performance to explore relationships between text and image, men and women, East and West. […]
Performance Claude Cahun’s “Heroines” Tuesday, December 7, 8:15 pm La Maison Française, 16 Washington Mews Selections from Cahun’s fifteen stream-of-consciousness monologues, written in the voices of major women of history and literature such as the Virgin Mary, Sappho, Cinderella, Penelope, Delilah, and Helen of Troy. Martha Wilson, Founding Director, Franklin Furnace Archive; Diane Torr, […]
Conference Evaluating Today’s Art Photography Thursday Evening, Friday, and Saturday, December 2–4 Participants include critics A.D. Coleman, Vicki Goldberg, Kate Linker, Shelley Rice, and Carol Squiers; photographers Tina Barney, Gregory Crewdson, Abelardo Morell, Lorie Novak, and Andres Serrano; museum directors Lynn Gumpert, Willis Hartshorn, and Susana Torruella Leval; curators Sandra Phillips, Brian Wallis, Deborah Willis, […]
Film Screening Cindy Sherman, “Office Killer, 1997” Friday, November 19, 6:00 pm 721 Broadway, Room 006 Cindy Sherman, Director. Office Killer, 1997, 81 min., color. With Carol Kane, Molly Ringwald, Barbara Sukowa, and Jeanne Tripplehom. Cosponsored by the Department of Cinema Studies, with assistance from the Department of Film and Television, Tisch School […]
Film Screening Maya Deren Films Friday, November 12, 6 pm 721 Broadway, Room 656 Maya Deren, Director. Witch’s Cradle (unfinished), 1943, 12 min.; Meshes of the Afternoon (with Alexander Hammid), 1943, 14 min.; At Land, 1944, 14 min.; A Study in Choreography for Camera (with Talley Beatty), 1945, 3 min.; Ritual in Transfigured Time, 1946, […]