September 11 - November 18, 2015
Renowned French film director and visual artist Agnès Varda will spend Oct 8–15 in residence at the University of Chicago as part of a major weeklong celebration of her work.
CinéVardaExpo.Agnès Varda in Chicago includes a public lecture by Varda on Oct 9, a conversation between Varda and artist Jessica Stockholder on Oct 11, a public Q&A on Oct 15, and screenings of selected films throughout the week, many attended by Varda herself. The Logan Center Gallery will host an exhibition of Varda’s recent work, “Photographs Get Moving (potatoes and shells, too),” from Sep 11-Nov 8. Reservations are required for some events. Make reservations at tickets.uchicago.edu.
CinéVardaExpo is presented by Logan Center Exhibitions and the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, the Department of Cinema and Media Studies, and the Film Studies Center. Additional support is provided by the France Chicago Center, Institut Français, and the UChicago Arts Grants. This series of events is sponsored in part by the Chuck Roven Fund, the Franke Institute for the Humanities, the Norman Wait Harris Fund, and the Counter Cinema/Media Project of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality.
CinéVardaExpo is organized by Dominique Bluher, Lecturer and Director of M.A. Studies in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies; Camille Morgan, Logan Center Exhibitions Curatorial Coordinator; Leigh Fagin, Associate Director of University Arts Engagement; Julia Gibbs, Assistant Director of the Film Studies Center.