Christa Blümlinger will discuss “Memory and Montage: On the Installation Counter-Music” (on Harun Farocki and Dziga Vertov) and “Postcards in Agnès Varda’s Cinema,” two recent essays pertaining to her work on stillness and movement. She is in town as part of the Counter Cinema/Counter Media series at the Film Studies Center.
Christa Blümlinger is Professor of Film Studies at the University of Vincennes-Saint-Denis (Paris 8). She has curated numerous curatorial and critical activities in Vienna, Berlin and Paris, including Diagonale (Salzburg) and Duisburger Filmwoche (Duisburg). Her publications include the edition of writings of Harun Farocki (in French) and of Serge Daney (in German), as well as books about essay film, media art, avant-garde cinema and film aesthetics. As a critic she has published in magazines such as Trafic, Cinematheque, Parachute, Intermedialites, montage/av, and Camera Austria.
Thursday, March 14, 10:30am – 12:00pm in Foster 103. Please note the change in day and location.
Refreshments will be provided.
The papers are available here. To obtain the password to access this paper, please contact workshop coordinators Hannah Frank at hmf [at] uchicago [dot] edu or Mikki Kressbach at mkressbach [at] uchicago [dot] edu.
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