Elena Gorfinkel: A Talk That Examines Cinema as an Apparatus of Exhaustion

Elena Gorfinkel Work

Nov 1, 2017 7-9pm
80WSE

Please join us on Wednesday, November 1st, 7pm, at 80WSE Gallery for a talk by Elena Gorfinkel, Senior Lecturer in film studies at King’s College, London. The talk will examine cinema as an apparatus of exhaustion.

Elena Gorfinkel is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at King’s College London. She is the author of Lewd Looks: American Sexploitation Cinema in the 1960s (University of Minnesota Press, 2017), and co-editor of Taking Place: Location and the Moving Image (Minnesota, 2011) and "Global Cinema Networks" (Rutgers, 2018). Her current book project considers duration, decomposition and states of exhaustion in contemporary film art practices.

This event is part of Exhaustion Engine, a series of events programmed by Patricia L. Boyd, to coincide with her exhibition at 80WSE, Operator, on view till November 11.