31 May, 11am - 7pm
Queen Mary, University of London
This symposium is co-organised by Ros Murray (Queen Mary, University of London) and Electra Productions and will celebrate the work of the Centre Audiovisuel Simone de Beauvoir with screenings of work from their collection, selected by the centre's director Nicole Fernández Ferrer.
The event will explore the legacies and relevance of feminist theory, film and video activism in European contexts: from 1970s participatory video to more recent cinematic work; and from activist documentary to experimental film through the work of Simone de Beauvoir, Chantal Akerman, Agnès Varda, Annabel Nicholson, Sally Potter, Alina Marazzi, Carry Gorney, Carole Roussopoulos and Delphine Seyrig, amongst others.
Speakers include George Clark (Tate), Nicole Fernández Ferrer (Centre Audiovisuel Simone de Beauvoir), Kate Ince (University of Birmingham), Laura Guy (Inheritance Projects), Lucy Reynolds (Central St. Martins), Ursula Tidd (University of Manchester), Marina Vishmidt (Cinenova), Ed Webb-Ingall (Filmmaker and writer), Emma Wilson (University of Cambridge).
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