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Lectures

The lecture series during the Schaulager Night on Thursday evenings focuses on specific topics of Steve McQueen’s art. Included in the price of admission.

LECTURE
THU 2 May 6.30 p.m., German
Ute Holl, Professor of Media Studies at
the University of Basel

LECTURE
THU 16 May, 6.30 p.m.
Alexandra Stäheli, Cultural Scientist and Film Journalist NZZ

LECTURE
THU 30 May 6.30 p.m., English
James Rondeau, Dittmer Chair and Curator at The Art Institute of Chicago

LECTURE
THU 27 June 6.30 p.m., English
Stuart Comer, Film Curator at Tate Modern,
London

BOOK LAUNCH
I want the screen to be a massive mirror
THU 22 August 5 p.m.

On occasion of the final days of our exhibition “Steve McQueen“ we are happy to announce the presentation of a new publication, “I want the screen to be a massive mirror.“ This publication contains the texts of seven lectures delivered during the programme of events that accompanied the exhibtion. Printed in the original English or German, the lectures by T.J. Demos, Darby English, Jean Fisher, Ute Holl, Markus Klammer, Michaela Ott and Alexandra Stäheli focus on the body of works by the British video installation artist and movie director, and explore the relationship between art and cinema in McQueen’s work.

The publication also features several sequences of impressive photographs. They document the exhibition at Schaulager and convey a vivid sense of McQueen’s subtle exploration of the relationship between the projection surface and the viewer’s space.

A book launch will be held at Schaulager on Thursday, 22 August 2013 at 5 p.m.

The exhibition “Steve McQueen“ lasts till 1 September 2013.