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Gonda

Fusco, Maria. 2012. Gonda. [Film/Video]

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Item Type: Film/Video
Creators: Fusco, Maria
Abstract or Description:

Gonda is a feature‐length film which responds to the play Ideal by controversial Russian‐American writer Ayn Rand through a critical reading of aspects of revolutionary modernism and how this continues to impact our society today. Gonda is concerned with how the use of metaphysical and lyrical imagery constructs female and transgender identity and how text becomes a substrate of our imagination.

Maria Fusco wrote the screenplay for this film, and Austrian artist Ursula Mayer is directing it.

Commissioned by Film London.

Contributors: Mayer, Ursula (Director)
Official URL: http://flamin.filmlondon.org.uk/showcase/assets/sh...
Additional Information:

Funded by Arts Council England, Austrian Film Fund and Film London. Commissioned by Film London.

Distributed by Lux, London.

Events introducing the film took place at Whitechapel Gallery, London on 11 August and Performa 11, New York on 20 November 2011.

The film will be shown in international venues (details TBC).

The script will be published as a book in December 2012, by Berlin/New York: Sternberg Press.

Departments, Centres and Research Units: Art
Item ID: 6973
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2012 09:14
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2012 12:58
URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/6973

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