Sept 11 – Nov 8, 2015
Soft Opening: Fri, Sept 11, 6pm
Reception: Fri, Oct 9, 5-9pm, Lecture 7-8pm
Agnès Varda puts films in her photos, and photos, potatoes, and shells in her films and video-installations. The exhibition proposes a dialogue between still photography and moving pictures. Four recent video-installations will be presented alongside a selection of her photographic work exploring or questioning the polarity between still and moving, broken and continuous, fleeting and fixed or captured. Curated by Dominique Bluher, Lecturer and Director of MA Studies in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies, the exhibition will showcase the films and photographic installations of French Feminist and avant-garde filmmaker Agnès Varda. Part of CinéVardaExpo, a larger program of events, workshops and screenings. CinéVardaExpo is presented by Logan Center Exhibitions, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Department of Cinema and Media Studies, and Film Studies Center.
CinéVardaExpo is presented by Logan Center Exhibitions, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Department of Cinema and Media Studies, and Film Studies Center. Additional support provided by the France Chicago Center, University of Chicago Arts Council, Chuck Roven Fund, Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York, DOVA-Open Practice Committee, Franke Institute for the Humanities, Center for International Studies Norman Wait Harris Memorial Fund, Institut français in Paris, Norman Wait Harris Fund, Ng Family Visiting Artist Fund, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality’s Counter Cinema/Media Project.
For full programming details, please visit: CinéVardaExpo in Chicago