Conference Sohrab Shahid Saless – Exile, Displacement and the Stateless Moving Image

Sohrab Shahid Saless-Portrait _on set_Bert Schmidt_Set Willow Tree © Bert Schmidt

Fri, 19.01.2018

Goethe-Institut London

50 Princes Gate
Exhibition Road
SW7 2PH London

Keynote speaker: Prof. Hamid Naficy (Northwestern)
This one-day conference brings together scholars from a range of disciplines to explore the work of Iranian filmmaker Sohrab Shahid Saless as a conduit for a wider engagement with exiled and displaced moving image practitioners: their ethics, aesthetics, modes of production as well as their precarious lives and often uncertain legacy today.
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The conference is organised by Dr. Azadeh Fatehrad and Nikolaus Perneczky in partnership with the Goethe- Institut London and with support from the Visual and Material Culture Research Centre, Kingston University (London), Iran Heritage Foundation (London), Arts Council England and CHASE (Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England).

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