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Barbara Hammer

Experimental filmmaker

With a career spanning fifty years, Barbara Hammer is recognized as a pioneer of queer cinema. A visual artist working primarily in film and video, Hammer created a groundbreaking body of experimental work that illuminates lesbian histories, lives and representations. Stated Hammer, "My work makes these invisible bodies and histories visible. As a lesbian artist, I found little existing representation, so I put lesbian life on this blank screen, leaving a cultural record for future generations."

Barbara Hammer was born in 1939 in Hollywood, California. She lived and worked in New York until her death in 2019.

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Update: 12 September 2019

Has participated in

Exquisite Bodies. The genealogy of desire in avant-garde cinema

Aula Xcèntric 2019

Amorous psychogeography