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The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts launched its 2017-18 season, with a mix of new and returning series.

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January Number 11 ​to March number 29

Interested in Queer Art and Cinema. Take a 5 week crash course on the topic. Sessions are drop-in base, open to all Queen’s students, and come with free popcorn. Brief instruction will be provided by Robin Alex McDonald (Phd Candidate, Cultural Studies) and Dan Vena (Phd Candidate, Cultural Studies).

For more information, find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/328368471014032/

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February Number 13

Screening and discussion with Amir George

11:30 am -  1:00 pm 

Tuesday, February 13th

Isabel 222 (Screening Room) 

Amir George

Amir George is a filmmaker and curator who creates spiritual stories and fragmented vignettes that conjure the secret life of objects found and collected. 

 Amir was born and bred in Chicago, and his work and curated programs have been screened in festivals and galleries internationally. In addition to founding Cinema Culture, a grassroots film programming organization, Amir is the co-curator of Black Radical Imagination, a touring program of short films made by artists of color, contextualized through (afro) futurism, surrealism, and the magnificent.

 In addition to a selection of short films from his filmography, Amir will present Decadent Asylum (2017), a film about a doorman who is transported to metaphysical dimensions.

 Supported by the Leonard Schein Visiting Artist Fund, Queen’s Film and Media Department


February number 15

Free Screening - Isabel Screening Room 222 7:30pm

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March 1 to 4


Festival Details and Events TBA


March Number 7

Screening and Panel Discussion of 'A Woman Like That (2010)'

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts Rm. 222 (Screening Room).

Considers the life and art of one of the most accomplished female artists of the early modern period, Artemisia Gentileschi.

The creative project of the New York-based filmmaker Ellen Weissbrod, a woman like that considers the life and art of one of the most accomplished female artists of the early modern period, Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–1653), against the backdrop of Weissbrod’s personal story and the perspectives of women in the contemporary world. A panel of experts including Professor Gauvin Bailey, Art History and Art Conservation; Professor Susan Lord, Film and Media/Gender Studies; and Professor Cristiana Zaccagnino, Classics/Languages, Literatures and Cultures will lead a discussion about the film, followed by a reception at The Isabel.

Contact: Kate Yuksel

kate.yuksel@queensu.ca

Cost: FREE 


March Number 14

Robert Bird Talk @ The Agnes

Time: 4PM 

Cost: FREE 


March Number 29

ArtMatters

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM @ Agnes Etherington Art Centre

An informal, in-gallery talk about John Smith and the appeal of the mezzotint in 18th-century England.

Join Andrea Morgan, curator of “He First Brought It to Perfection,” for an informal, in-gallery talk about John Smith and the appeal of the mezzotint in 18th-century England. Particular emphasis will be given to the fascinating back-and-forth between Smith and the notable portraitist, Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646–1723), as exemplified in a rare mezzotint portrait.

Contact: Kate Yuksel

kate.yuksel@queensu.ca

Cost: FREE 


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