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Programme 4: Towards a Queer Ethnography

Cortesía de Barbara Hammer

Films, Screenings, Talks

Programme 4: Towards a Queer Ethnography


27 September 2018

07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

La Casa Encendida
Ronda de Valencia, 2

Screening Room

Undermined Traditions

In the denaturalisation and departure from the dominant linearity of history proposed by the new ethnography, queer subjects are particularly relevant. These bodies, pathologised and dismembered by classical anthropology, have now gained agency over their own stories and representations.

  • Nefandus Trilogy, directed by Carlos Motta. Colombia, 2013. 33'

  • My Babushka: Searching Ukrainian Identities, directed by Barbara Hammer. USA, 2001. 53'

Post-film discussion with Loreto Ares and Quiela Nuc, curator of the cycle

Activities Cycle Undermined Traditions From 18 to 27 September 2018 Open/close cycle
  • 18 September 2018
    Programme 1: We Are Our Images
    Films, Screenings Programme 1: We Are Our Images

    This session takes a closer look at archaeology and iconography as disciplines which have supported and justified (…)

  • 20 September 2018
    Programme 2: Songs of Hain
    Films, Screenings, Talks Programme 2: Songs of Hain

    In Songs of Hain, the performativity of ancient dances and ceremonies is revived and modernised by bodies and voices (…)

  • 25 September 2018
    Programme 3: Mindfulness
    Films, Screenings, Talks Programme 3: Mindfulness

    Mindfulness or being fully present in the now is a very popular concept in 21st-century Western society (…)

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