Feminism and Lesbian Self Representation in Experimental Cinema Conference with Barbara Hammer, Elisabeth Lebovici and Stuart Comer Thusrday October 20th, 16h Auditorium du Grand Palais, Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris As part of FIAC 2011. Presented by Koch Oberhuber Wolff, Berlin
Barbara Hammer was born in 1939 in the Unites-States. She is known as the first female filmmaker to address topics of lesbian emancipation. Since the late 60s, the American artist has influenced feminist film practice and constantly participated in related theoretic debates. A classic in experimental cinema, Barbara Hammer has recently gained attention in the art world together with other feminist artists of her generation. The debate with Elisabeth Lebovici, Barbara Hammer and Stuart Comer examines the development of feminist perspectives in the last decades and questions the public recognition of emancipatorial projects.