London Slade School of Fine Art
Friday 9 October 2009, from 11am to 4pm
A seminar looking at the history of Swedish Experimental Film and Video Art. Arranged in conjunction with two evenings celebrating Swedish female video art hosted by the Swedish ambassador Mr. Staffan Carlson.
Carl Otto Werkelid, Counsellor of Cultural Affairs, Embassy of Sweden, London.
11.15 Stahl Wernstrom Art Projects
A short presentation of the initiative behind the project Female Fragrance by Malin Stahl and Anita Wernstrom.
11.30 Swedish Experimental Cinema
John Sundholm is a Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at Karlstad University and member of the examination board of the Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki PhD program. He is the director of a research project on Swedish experimental film ("From Early Animation to Video Art: A History of Swedish Experimental Film Culture", forthcoming fall 2009, co-written with L.G. Andersson and A Soderbergh Widding). He is also the editor of "Gunvor Nelson and the Avant-Garde" (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2003) and has written extensively on experimental film in journals like Framework, New Cinemas and Studies in European Cinema.
14.00 Presentations of Participating Artists
Gunvor Nelson, Annika Strom, Petra Lindholm, Lisa Jeannin, Malin Stahl, Anita Wernstrom.
15.00 Panel Discussion and Questions
The Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT.
Nearest Tube: Euston / Euston Square / Warren Street
The seminar is FREE on a first come, first served basis.
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