Afterall Film Club: Victor Burgin

We are pleased to announce the eighth meeting of Afterall Film Club on Thursday 9 May 2013. Victor Burgin will introduce a film of his choice, which will be discussed following its full screening.

Victor Burgin is an artist, writer and influential theorist of contemporary visual culture. He has stated ‘...the most important work that art can attempt is to provide alternatives to the hegemonic popular common sense created by industrialised mass culture and propagated by the media. That is to say, to support the exercise of one’s own intellectual and sensual faculties, without ceding to pressures from outside.’ Burgin is Professor Emeritus of History of Consciousness at the University of California, Santa Cruz; and Emeritus Millard Chair of Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He lives and works in Somerset and Paris.

Afterall Film Club is free and takes place seven times a year at Central Saint Martins. The club has been chaired by Laura Mulvey, Dexter Dalwood, Mark Leckey, John Stezaker, Nina Power, Anne Tallentire and Stuart Brisley.

Afterall Film Club: Victor Burgin
Thursday 9 May, 18:30-21:00

Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
University of the Arts London
Granary Building
1 Granary Square
London
N1C 4AA

To join the club and book a place email filmclub@afterall.org. On receipt you will be sent a confirmation email with access details.

Please note, as Central Saint Martins College has relocated to a new campus in King's Cross, this postcode may not yet appear in the correct location on some maps. It does, however, work properly when using Google Maps.

This event is a collaboration between Afterall and Double Agents, through the Central Saint Martins Research group: Moving image: practice, criticism, discourse.