Online Event Ulrike Ottinger at 80: In Conversation

Nahaufnahme einer Frau mit Sonnenbrille und lockigen grauen Haaren draußen in der Sonne fotografiert Ulrike Ottinger

Mon, 03.10.2022

19:00 BST


Goethe-Kino - Special Online Event

In June this year Ulrike Ottinger turned 80. To celebrate this occasion and to mark the handing over of a new book in English entitled Ulrike Ottinger: Film, Art and the Ethnographic Imagination to the publisher (Berghahn) this September we are delighted to welcome Ulrike Ottinger for an online event. She will be in conversation with renowned film theorist Mandy Merck. The conversation will also be joined by Angela McRobbie, long standing advocate of Ottinger’s work and the book’s editor. Taking Ottinger’s most recent film, the autobiographical Paris Caligrammes, as point of departure they will be talking about Ottinger’s career, influences and interests.

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Mandy Merck is Emerita Professor of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London.Her latest book is Cinema’s Melodramatic Celebrity (BFI Bloomsbury 2022). Her next book is Downsizing: The Miniature on Film.

Angela McRobbie is Fellow of the British Academy and Professor Emeritus at Goldsmiths University of London. McRobbie is editor of and contributor to Ulrike Ottinger: Film, Art and the Ethnographic Imagination to be published by Berghahn in 2023. Her most recent books in sociology and feminist cultural studies are Fashion as Creative Economy (With Dan Strutt and Carolina Bandinelli, (Polity, November 2022)), Feminism and the Politics of Resilience (Polity 2020) and Be Creative (Polity 2016). She lives in London and Berlin.