Barbara Hammer: Incorporating ‘The Lesbian Museum’ and ‘The Hidden Hammer’

Speaker: Barbara Hammer
25 August, 2012
15.00 (90 mins)
Venue: Red Lecture Theatre
Ticket Price: £5.00 / £4.00
Age Group: 14+

Co curated with Jeremy Fernanado, Jean Baudrillard Fellow at the European Graduate School and Fellow of Tembusu College at The National University of Singapore.

Fresh from retrospectives at the Tate , MoMA and Jeu De Paume, the acclaimed pioneer of queer cinema Barbara Hammer speaks at Summerhall on the body of work that has made her an internationally celebrated artist and feminist. A key figure in American experimental film, she is credited with producing the earliest avant-garde films that openly address lesbian life and sexuality. She has made up to 80 films to date and continues to exhibit as a visual and performance artist Her work remains fundamentally influential to contemporary artists exploring daring and experimental thought and film.

A sneak peek of Barbara Hammer at the Jeu De Paume Gallery in Paris :