Prior to the opening of Defiant Muses. Delphine Seyrig and the Feminist Video Collectives of 1970s and 1980s France, Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez and Giovanna Zapperi, curators of the show, will give an introduction. The exhibition focuses on the intersection between the histories of cinema, video, and feminism: it sheds light on a network of creators and political figures around the actor, director, and activist Delphine Seyrig to sketch a history of feminism as media history.
Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez and Giovanna Zapperi also have curated the previous two iterations of the exhibition Defiant Muses. Delphine Seyrig and the Feminist Video Collectives of 1970s and 1980s France at LaM – Lille Metropole (2019) and at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (2019/2020). In addition, the exhibition will be on view at the Würrtembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart from February 2023.
Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez is an independent curator, editor and writer, working worldwide. She currently holds the position of chief editor at Versopolis Review as well as Head of Cultural Programme at Cité Internationale Des Arts Paris.
Giovanna Zapperi is Professor of contemporary art history at the University of Geneva and author of three books. Her latest publication, in cooperation with Francesco Ventrella, is titled Art and Feminism in Postwar Italy. The Legacy of Carla Lonzi (London, Bloomsbury 2021).
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The admission is free.