William Kentridge: Thick Time

William Kentridge: Thick Time, curated by Iwona Blazwick at Whitechapel Gallery (London), is a travelling survey exhibition by a major South African artist that brings together six large-scale multimedia installations produced between 2003 and 2016.[1] Images and sounds propel me visually, sonically, and spatially across time and continents. I walk through the exhibition for the […]

Artists’ Film Biennial, ICA 2014

Over the last two decades a resurgence of interest in the cinematic has marked certain areas of the contemporary art world in what has come to be known as its ‘cinematic turn’.[1] Art institutions continue to reflect a growing interest in the moving image in its many forms, whether through the presence of moving image […]

Rancière in London

Jacques Rancière will deliver a pair of presentations in London on 30 and 31 January 2015 at King’s College and Birkbeck. These presentations will concern his newest publication in English, The Intervals of Cinema (Verso, 2014). This weekend of events also includes a screening of Robert Bresson’s Mouchette (1967). Visit this link for more details. […]

Minds, bodies, and hearts: Flare London LGBT Film Festival 2014

LGBTQ film festivals are engaged in a precarious dance. They cannot live without the identity categories that designate both their mission and their audience and yet they cannot live easily with these identities, which are continually expanded, revised, and contested. The growth of public discourse around previously marginalised identities (including but not limited to lesbian, […]

De Cuir curates ICA Artists’ Film Biennial

NECSUS managing editor Greg de Cuir, Jr curated the program Avant-Noir which will be presented at the ICA Artists’ Film Biennial in London on 5 July 2014. Avant-Noir surveys the work of contemporary film and video artists who are engaged with Africa and the African Diaspora. Featured artists include Kevin Jerome Everson, Christopher Harris, Akosua […]

BAFTSS 2014 conference program online

The British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies (BAFTSS) has posted their 2014 conference program online. The BAFTSS 2014 conference will take place from 24-26 April 2014 at the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies in London. NECSUS editorial board member Dorota Ostrowska will introduce the conference as the representative of the hosting institution Birkbeck […]