Experimental Self-Portraits in the LUX collection
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Experimental Self-Portraits in the LUX collection

Experimental Self-Portraits in the LUX collection

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In collaboration with LUX Artists' Moving Image, Muriel Tinel-Temple will present a selection of experimental self-portrait films drawn from the LUX's collection.

Please make note that the programme is still to be confirmed and is subject to change:

1. Portrait with Parents, 1974, Guy Sherwin, 3min, 16mm

2. Self-Portrait, Emina Kurtagic, 1977-78, 8min (?), 16mm

3. The Man with the Movie Camera, David Crosswaite, 1973, 9 min, 16mm

4. A Phrenological Self-Portrait, Marianne Heske, 1976, 10min, video

5. Relative Surfaces, 1974 David Hall, 8min video

6. Regression, John Smith, 1999, 17 min, video

7. Monolog, Laure Provost, 2009, 12min, video

8. Personal Cuts, Sanja Ivekovic, 1982, 4 min, video

9. Watching Paint Dry, Jo-Ann Kaplan, 2010, 17 min, video

[duration: 88 min]

Muriel Tinel-Temple (Self representation in Visual Culture) will be in conversation with LUX deputy director Maria Palacios Cruz

Muriel Tinel-Temple is the author of Le Cinéaste au travail: autoportraits (The Filmmaker at work: self-portraits, Hermann, 2016) and is co-founder of the research group Self-Representation in Visual Culture along with Laura Busetta and Marlène Monteiro. The group has organised several screenings and other events at BIMI and is currently preparing an edited book of essays, The Self-Portrait in the Moving Image, for Peter Lang.

María Palacios Cruz (b. 1981) is Deputy Director at LUX, London. From 2010 to 2012, she was the director of Courtisane, an annual festival in Ghent, Belgium, where she continues to be involved as an associate programmer. She has curated screenings, events and exhibitions for festivals and institutions including Tate Britain, London; Union Docs, New York; Cinematek, Brussels; Impakt, Utrecht; WIELS, Brussels; M HKA, Antwerp; Centre Pompidou, Paris. Together with Mark Webber, she is the co-founder of The Visible Press, a London-based imprint for books on cinema and writings by filmmakers. She writes regularly on artists' moving image, with recent texts on Laida Lertxundi, Jennifer West, Manon de Boer and Basma Alsharif.

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