EWVA | European Women’s Video Art in the 70s and 80s
5 September 2019, 12.00
Venezia, Museo Correr
Entry by invitation while places last
The Fondazione Musei Civici Venezia and the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, University of Dundee (Scotland) are honoured to announce the launch of the publication EWVA | European Women’s Video Art in the 70s and 80s, that will take place on 5 September, at 12 AM at the Museo Correr, Venice.
The book will be introduced by Gabriella Belli, Director of Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia and the editors Laura Leuzzi, Elaine Shemilt and Stephen Partridge, at the presence of the artists, curators, academics and journalists.
The volume, published by John Libbey Publishing, is the main output from the eponymous research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, led by Prof. Elaine Shemilt, that aims to bring under the spotlight the fundamental contribution of women artists to the development of video art in Europe.
Authors include: Jon Blackwood, Maeve Connolly, Cinzia Cremona, Sean Cubitt, Malcolm Dickson, Catherine Elwes, Slavko Kazunko, Marika Kumicz, Laura Leuzzi, Adam Lockhart, Stephen Partridge, Lorella Scacco, Elaine Shemilt, Emile Shemilt. The book is opened by an introduction by Laura Leuzzi, with a preface by Laura Mulvey and forward by Siegfried Zielinski.
Following the publication launch, there will be an exhibition preview at 18.30 in the Court of Casa di Carlo Goldoni of the accompanying touring exhibition Federica Marangoni and Elaine Shemilt. Parallel Dialogues Through Video and Time.