Sergei Eisenstein: His Legacy in Film, Psychology and the Visual Arts - The Courtauld Institute of Art

Sergei Eisenstein: His Legacy in Film, Psychology and the Visual Arts

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Sergei Eisenstein: His Legacy in Film, Psychology and the Visual Arts

The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London

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  • Friday 15 April 2016
    PLEASE NOTE: This Date Has Passed
    10:00 am - 5:30 pm

    with registration from 09.30

    Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN

  • Saturday 16 April 2016
    PLEASE NOTE: This Date Has Passed
    11:00 am - 5:30 pm

    with registration from 10.30

    Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN

Speaker

  • Joan Neuberger - Austin
  • Oksana Bulgakova - Berlin
  • Anna Kolesnikova - Paris
  • Antonio Somiani - Paris III
  • Igor Kadyrov - Moscow University
  • Ada Ackerman - NYU/CNRS Paris
  • Sally Potter

Organised by

  • Natalia Murray - The Courtauld Institute of Art
  • Maria Mileeva - The Courtauld Institute of Art

This conference provides a platform for leading Eisenstein experts from around the world to present their current research and to initiate critical discussions about Sergei Eisenstein and his legacy in film, psychology and the visual arts. Hailed as one of the greatest directors of the twentieth century, Sergei Eisenstein is best known for his revolutionary and iconic films from The Battleship Potemkin to Alexander Nevsky and Ivan the Terrible. This conference invites audiences to consider Eisenstein beyond his cinematic achievements.

Held on the occasion of the exhibition of Eisenstein drawings Unexpected Eisenstein organised by GRAD and Kino Klassika Foundation, it strives to explore for the first time his significant yet often overlooked relationship with England. Unexpected Eisenstein offers a rare opportunity to see this varied and often surprising collection of work. It brings together nearly seventy sketches, designs and printed materials from the Bakhrushin State Theatre Museum and Russian State Archive of Literature and Art (RGALI).

Organised by Maria Mileeva and Natalia Murray (The Courtauld Institute of Art) with GRAD (Gallery for Russian Arts and Design), Kino Klassika Foundation, CCRAC (Cambridge Courtauld Russian Art Centre)

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