Saturday, 7 October 2017

Urgency and Possibility: Counter-Cinema in the 70s and 80s /// Laura Mulvey suggested reading

To coincide with the screening programme of the collaborative works by influential feminist film theorists and filmmakers Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen, Cooper Gallery asked Laura Mulvey to select further reading to locate and expand upon the films concerns.

Laura Mulvey talking at Cooper Gallery on the opening of the Screening Programme

Laura Mulvey suggested reading:

Sophie Mayer, 'A narrative of what wishes': Laura Mulvey's and Peter Wollen's adventures in the essay film, 2013 (BFI, London)
Sophie Mayer, Listening to Women, in: Other Cinemas:Politics Culture and Experimental Film in the 1970s; eds S.Clayton and L.Mulvey, 2017 (I.B. Tauris, London)

Esther Leslie, AMY!/Crystal Gazing (available here)
Volker Pantenburg, The Third Avantgarde. Laura Mulvey, Peter Wollen, and the Theory-Film, in: Beyond the Scorched Earth of Counter-Cinema. The Films of Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen; ed. O. Fuke, 2016 (Texte Und Töne, New York)

Laura Mulvey, Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema, 1975 (Screen, Oxford University Press)
Laura Mulvey, The Spectacle is Vulnerable: Miss World 1970 in: Laura Mulvey, Visual And Other Pleasures, 1989 (PALGRAVE, New York)

Peter Wollen, Godard and Counter Cinema: Vent d'Est in: Readings and Writings: Semiotic Counter-strategies, 1982 (Verso Books, London)
Peter Wollen, The Two Avant-Gardes, 1975 (Studio International, New York)

See more about the screening programme here

Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen
Urgency and Possibility: Counter-Cinema in the 70s and 80s
ran from 29 September 2017 - 7 October 2017 at Cooper Gallery