Welcome To This House

  • April 19, 2018 / 19:00
  • April 27, 2018 / 21:00

Director: Barbara Hammer
Cast: Kathleen Chalfant, Barbara Hammer, Erin Miller
USA, Brazil, Canada, 2015, 79', color,  English with Turkish subtitles
 
Welcome To This House, is a feature documentary film on the homes and loves of poet Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979), about life in the shadows, and the anxiety of art making without full self-disclosure. Hammer filmed in Bishop’s ‘best loved homes’ in the US, Canada, and Brazil believing that buildings and landscapes bear cultural memories. Interviews with poets, friends, and scholars provide “missing documents” of numerous female lovers. Bishop’s intimate poetry is beautifully performed by Kathleen Chalfant and with the creative music composition by Joan La Barbara brings Bishop into our lives with new facts and unexpected details.
 
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Evidentiary Bodies

Evidentiary Bodies

Welcome To This House

Welcome To This House

Maya Deren’s Sink

Maya Deren’s Sink

Generations

Generations

Lover/Other

Lover/Other

Resisting Paradise

Resisting Paradise

History Lessons

History Lessons

Tender Fictions

Tender Fictions

Nitrate Kisses

Nitrate Kisses

Dyketactics

Dyketactics

Trailer

Welcome To This House

Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel

Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel

In 1998 Ben Jakober and Yannick Vu collaborated on an obvious remake of Marcel Duchamp’s Roue de Bicyclette, his first “readymade” object. Duchamp combined a bicycle wheel, a fork and a stool to create a machine which served no purpose, subverting accepted norms of art. 

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. 

Turquerie

Turquerie

Having penetrated the Balkans in the fourteenth century, conquered Constantinople in the fifteenth, and reached the gates of Vienna in the sixteenth, the Ottoman Empire long struck fear into European hearts.