Laura Mulvey: Gleaning, ‘detournement’ and the compilation film: Tuesday 17 February, 6pm, MK045, City Campus

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Laura Mulvey: Gleaning, ‘detournement’ and the compilation film: some thoughts on Un’ora sola ti vorrei (Alina Marrazi 2002)

Tuesday 17 February, 6pm, MK045, City Campus

Laura Mulvey has been writing about film and film theory since the mid-1970s.  She has published Visual and Other Pleasures (1989, new updated edition 2009), Fetishism and Curiosity (1996 new edition 2013), Citizen Kane (1996 new edition 2012), Death Twenty-four Times a Second: Stillness and the Moving Image (2006).  In the late 1970s and early 1980s, she co-directed six films with Peter Wollen including Riddles of the Sphinx (1978; dvd release 2013) and Frida Kahlo and Tina Modotti (1980).  In 1994, she co-directed with artist/filmmaker Mark Lewis Disgraced Monuments (Channel 4) with whom she has also made 23 August 2008 (2013).  She is Professor of Film and Media Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London and Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image.