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Addressing Images

The Courtauld Institute of Art, Vernon Square, Penton Rise, King’s Cross, London

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Screenshot of They Call Her… Cleopatra Wong, directed by Bobby A. Suarez, 1978. Image courtesy of Beach House Pictures.

  • Friday 17 May 2019
    PLEASE NOTE: This Date Has Passed
    12:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Research Forum Seminar Room, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Vernon Square, Penton Rise, King’s Cross, London, WC1X 9EW

Speaker

  • Nadya Wang

Organised by

  • Dr Rebecca Arnold - The Courtauld Institute of Art

This session of Addressing Images will be based on a clip from the Philippine-Singaporean film They Call Her… Cleopatra Wong to discuss how costume, body, pose and movement worked together to portray strong female characters such as Wong in the late 1970s, and messages about the femininity-masculinity binary that these choices may have sent to viewers.  

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