Barbara Hammer, Pioneering Lesbian Sexuality

16 mm film frame from Dyketactics (1974) by Barbara Hammer

16 mm film frame from Dyketactics (1974) by Barbara Hammer

28th February 2015

17:00 @ NYC Porn Film Festival

Barbara Hammer (born 1939) is a central figure in experimental and queer film. Her prolific body of work represents a whole spectrum of fearless experimentation from the radical depictions of lesbian sexuality and feminism to the innovative experimentation with film as a material of representation.

Her work has been celebrated internationally at major museums and festivals, yet questions around Hammer’s insistence on exploring and representing the power of her own body and sexuality still prevail as fertile ground for more in-depth exploration. This event will feature a presentation and reflection upon Hammer’s previous works followed by a conversation with artist Richard John Jones focussing on her pioneering and truly bold approach to the representation of lesbian sex in film.

image: 16mm film frame from Dyketactics (1974) by Barbara Hammer

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/340197482841070/

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