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Babette Mangolte: The Archive in Performance,Two Views

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Start:
Mar 27, 2014
End:
Mar 27, 2014
Venue:
Segal Theatre
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Mangolte

FREE + Open to public. First come, first served.

Thursday, March 27. Babette Mangolte (American, born in France) is an internationally known experimental filmmaker. As an installation artist, Mangolte is interested in creating architectural spaces which propose various modes of interaction between spectators, particularly with photographs and films shown in installation. Mangolte is also known for her photographic and film archive, which documents the experimental theatre, dance, and performance scenes of the 1970s and 1980s in New York City. She has also published essays theorizing her practice as a filmmaker and photographer, and has written about technological transformations in film with the advent of digital technologies. Mangolte is currently a professor at the University of California, San Diego.

 

Afternoon Screening: Filming a Reenactment of Past Performance

Four Pieces by Morris, a film by Babette Mangolte

 

Evening Presentation: Presentation of Two Installations

Mangolte will present and discuss two selections from her archive: Touching III with Collage (2013, Inhotim, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, curated by Rodrigo Moura) and Reading Yvonne Rainer’s ‘this is the story of a woman who…’ (2013, Whitney Museum, in Rituals of Rented Island, curated by Jay Sanders).

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Babette Mangolte (American, born in France) is an internationally known experimental filmmaker. As an installation artist Mangolte is interested in creating architectural spaces, which propose various mode of interactivity between spectators and the photographs and films shown in the installation. Mangolte is also known for her photographic archive, which documents the experimental theater, dance and performance scene of the 1970s and 1980 in New York City. She also has published essays, theorizing her practice as a filmmaker and as a photographer and has written about technological transformations in film with the advent of digital.

For further details check: www.babettemangolte.com.

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