Update July 2009

Upcoming screenings

Border will be screening at the Jeu de Paume Museum, Paris as part of the programme “La frontera infinita” running in parallel to the Agusti Centelles exhibition
Saturday 5 and Wednesday 16 September 2009

Eva Kuhn will present a paper “Border” – the videographic traces by Laura Waddington as a cinematographic memorial” as part of the Conference: “Images of Illegalized Immigration” at Basel University, Switzerland 30.08.2009-01.09.2009
Paper: Tuesday September 1st 2009  9:30-10:00 am
(Kollegiengebäude University of Basel, Room 212)

Border will show in the programme “Nocturnes” this autumn as part of Scott MacDonald’s film series at Hamilton College, NY

Border will be shown in the “Atelier: Lecture d’image” part of the “Rendez-vous Thématique Exil / Migrations” at the Festival A NOUS DE VOIR – Science et cinéma, 19-29 november Oullins, France.
The Atelier will focus on Border, Qu’ils reposent en révolte (Sylvain George), Mirages (Olivier Dury), L’Europe après la pluie (Jérémy Gravayat), Barcelone ou la mort (Idrissa Guid)
Saturday 28 November 2009

Border will be shown in the next “Les Ateliers de l’Histoire Contemporaine” whose theme is “Les xilés politiques dans l’Europe du 20ème Siècle.” Organised by “Europe de la Mémoire” in Saint Estève, France (14th-17 January 2010)
Screening of Border : Saturday 16 January 20h. followed by a round table 

Current Exhibitions

Installation of CARGO in the exhibition “Outside In: alternative narratives in contemporary art” Department of Fine Arts and The University Museum and Art Gallery of  The University of Hong Kong. (Participating Artists: Aisha Khalid, Imran Qureshi, Htein Lin, Wilson Shieh, Sara Tse and Laura Waddington)
This exhibition is taking place in conjunction with the conference: “Rethinking Visual Narratives from Asia: Intercultural and Comparative Perspectives”
9 June to 19 July 2009

Recent screenings of Border and CARGO include: the National Gallery of Art Washington; Cinema du Reel, Centre Pompidou, Paris; Rotonde des Arts, Abidjan, Ivory Coast (Workshop of Ursula Biemann); AMSpace, Shanghai, China (Workshop of Petra Johnson); Les Yeux dans Le Monde, Paris, France; School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; University of California, Santa Barbara; University at Buffalo, NY; Anthology Film Archives, New York.

Current Articles

Daniel Nehm’s article on “Welcome” by Phillipe Lioret discusses Border in the light of possible depictions of Sangatte

Harriet Yahr’s article :“Stirring Things up: The 2008 Flaherty Seminar focued on the “Age of Migration” is published in the Danish magazine DOX Documentary Film Magazine Issue no. 80. (A small section of this article can be found on this website in articles section.)

Upcoming Publications

George Didi-Huberman’s new book Survivance des Lucioles , which takes as a point of departure Pier Paolo Pasolini’s famous 1975 text on the disappearance of the firefly and Dante’s and Giorgio Agamben’s writings on light and “the destruction of experience” (and which includes several pages on Border) will be published by Editions de Minuit, France on 8 October 2009

The book “Le cinéma critique. De l’argentique au numérique, voies et formes de l’objection visuelle” edited by Nicole Brenez and Bidhan Jacobs and which includes the text “La voix petite, fragile, inachevee” by Laura Waddington will be published by Publications de la Sorbonne, France