Barbara Hammer. Meshes with Maya Deren. 2011

Lecture by Barbara Hammer. Video by European Graduate School Video Lectures (2011)

Excerpt from the description of the video: ‘Barbara Hammer, experimental filmmaker, lesbian artist and feminist talking about Maya Deren. In this lecture she reads an excerpt from her book Hammer! in which she recounts her experience in discovering the cinema of Maya Deren, and talks about Deren’s impact on her own work, gives some biographical data about Maya Deren as well as some background information on the making of Maya Deren’s “Meshes in the Afternoon”, which she screens back to back with her new film “Maya Deren’s Sink”. She then goes on to talk about her film “Generations”, which she worked on with Gina Carducci, and opens up the floor for discussion. Public open lecture for the students and faculty of the European Graduate School EGS Media and Communication Studies department program Saas-Fee Switzerland Europe. 2011.’

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