Round tables Xperimenta'09

Four round tables are the venue for participants to present their opinions about the current state of experimental cinema: lines of creation, activism and political engagement, and a review of the history of this form of cinema.

The discussions are illustrated by the screening of the participants’ most noteworthy or recent works.


26 February, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Women and Experimental Cinema
Gunvor Nelson (SWE)
Abigail Child (USA)
Laida Lertxundi (ESP/USA)

Moderator: María Morata (ESP/DEU)

27 February, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Lines of Creation
Claudio Caldini (ARG)
Peter Tscherkassky (AUS)
Lisl Ponger (AUS)

Moderator: Esperanza Collado (ESP/IRL)

28 February, from 12 midday to 2 p.m.

Rewriting the History of Experimental Cinema

Eve Heller (USA/AUS)
Peter Thomas (GB)
Michael Zryd (CAN)

Moderator: John Sundholm (FIN)

28 February, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Activism and Political Engagement
Lisl Ponger (AUS)
Craig Baldwin (USA)
Duncan Reekie (GB)

Moderator: Alberte Pagán (ESP)

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Organised by

Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona

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