The Poor Stockinger, the Luddite Cropper and the Deluded Followers of Joanna Southcott

  • October 3, 2013 / 17:00
  • October 5, 2013 / 16:00

Director: Luke Fowler
UK; color, 61’, 2012
English with Turkish subtitles


Focuses on the work of the Marxist historian Edward Palmer Thompson, who, from 1946 (at the age of 24), was employed by the Workers’ Education Association (WEA) to teach literature and social history to adults in the industrial towns of the West Riding. These classes were open to people who historically had been unable to access a university education.Fowler’s film explores the issues that were at stake for progressive educationalists.

Walk Through

Walk Through

Monuments

Monuments

The Colors that Combine to Make White Are Important

The Colors that Combine to Make White Are Important

Social Visions

Social Visions

The Poor Stockinger, the Luddite Cropper and the Deluded Followers of Joanna Southcott

The Poor Stockinger, the Luddite Cropper and the Deluded Followers of Joanna Southcott

Los Ultimos Cristeros

Los Ultimos Cristeros

Two Russians in the Free World

Two Russians in the Free World

The Story of Elfranko Wessels

The Story of Elfranko Wessels

Cloud Cuckoo Land

Cloud Cuckoo Land

A Bit of Dirt

A Bit of Dirt

Night Replay

Night Replay

Giacometti’s Final Works

Giacometti’s Final Works

Giacometti was selected for three important retrospectives at the New York Museum of Modern Art, the Tate Gallery in London and the Louisiana Museum of Art in Denmark, all of which were a great success. 

Face to Face

Face to Face

A firm believer in the idea that a collection needs to be upheld at least by four generations and comparing this continuity to a relay race, Nahit Kabakcı began creating the Huma Kabakcı Collection from the 1980s onwards. 

The First Nudes

The First Nudes

Men were the first nudes in Turkish painting. The majority of these paintings were academic studies executed in oil paint; they were part of the education of artists that had finally attained the opportunity to work from the live model. The gender of the models constituted an obstacle in the way of characterizing these paintings as ‘nudes’.