A screening of rarely seen works made by Peter Wollen for both British and American television stations. With a special introduction by Kodwo Eshun.
Kodwo Eshun is an artist and theorist. He is co-founder of The Turner Prize nominated artists The Otolith Group whose works have recently been presented at Casco, Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht, Museu Serralves, Porto, Bergen Kunsthall and Marrakech Biennale 6, 10th Bamako Encounters: African Biennale of Photography, Zentrum fur Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Museum of Modern Art, New York and Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. Eshun is the author of Dan Graham: Rock My Religion (2012) and More Brilliant than the Sun: Adventures in Sonic Fiction (1998) and co-editor of WORLD 3 (2014), The Militant Image: A Cine Geography: Third Text 108 (2011), Harun Farocki: Against What? Against Whom? (2009), A Long Time Between Suns (2009) and The Ghosts of Songs: The Film Art of the Black Audio Film Collective (2007).
Kodwo Eshun is Lecturer in Contemporary Art Theory in the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London and Visiting Professor, Critical Cultural Cybermedia, Research-based Master Program at Geneva University of Art and Design.
Laura Mulvey & Peter Wollen: Beyond the Scorched Earth of Counter-Cinema
The Whitechapel Gallery presents a season dedicated to groundbreaking film theorists Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen. See the full season of events.