Riddles of the Sphinx

  • September 11, 2020 / 18:00
  • September 19, 2020 / 15:00

Directors: Laura Mulvey, Peter Wollen
Cast: Dinah Stabb, Merdelle Jordine, Riannon Tise, Clive Merrison 
UK, 1975, 92', DCP, color
English with Turkish subtitles

Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen’s visually accomplished and intellectually rigorous Riddles of the Sphinx is one of the most important avant-garde films to have emerged from Britain during the 1970s. The film explores issues of female representation, the place of motherhood within society and the relationship between mother and daughter. Composed of a number of discrete sections, many of which are shot as continuous circular pans, the film takes place in a range of domestic and public spaces, shot in locations which include Malcolm LeGrice’s kitchen and Stephen Dwoskin’s bedroom.

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Me and Nuri Bala

Me and Nuri Bala

Everybody Hear Me Out

Everybody Hear Me Out

German Song

German Song

Her Silent Seaming

Her Silent Seaming

Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles

Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles

Measures of Distance

Measures of Distance

Raffle

Raffle

Riddles of the Sphinx

Riddles of the Sphinx

Solitary Acts #4

Solitary Acts #4

Solitary Acts #6

Solitary Acts #6

Good News from the Skies

Good News from the Skies

Inspired by the exhibition And Now the Good News, which focusing on the relationship between mass media and art, we prepared horoscope readings based on the chapters of the exhibition. Using the popular astrological language inspired by the effects of the movements of celestial bodies on people, these readings with references to the works in the exhibition make fictional future predictions inspired by the horoscope columns that we read in the newspapers with the desire to receive good news about our day. 

Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico was born on July 10, 1888, in Volos, Greece, to an Italian family. His mother, Gemma Cervetto, was from a family of Genoa origin, but most likely she was born in Izmir. His father, Evaristo, was born on June 21, 1841 in the Büyükdere district of Istanbul.

I Copy Therefore I Am

I Copy Therefore I Am

Suggesting alternative models for new social and economic systems, SUPERFLEX works appear before us as energy systems, beverages, sculptures, copies, hypnosis sessions, infrastructure, paintings, plant nurseries, contracts, or specifically designed public spaces.