Queer Moving Images and the Fragility and Temporality of Their Existence - Curatorial and artistic issues on moving images in a queer context. Queer Moving Images includes texts, talks, films, music and lectures, all of which concern issues surounding the moving image in a queer context.
Essays such as Amelie Björck's To come into being in a queer time and Louise Wolthers' Queering the family: images of reproduction both make links to the film Spermwhore, the creation of which is outlined in On Research In What's Most Private by Anna Linder.
The somewhat overlooked film Mai Zetterling's Stockholm is discussed in detail within. Ingrid Rydberg's article further contributes to the knowledge of the unique Swedish film scene in the 1970s by addressing films such as Damned Queers,The Woman in your life is you and Eva & Maria. You are invited to take part in the panel discussion on Susan Sontag's time in Sweden and to follow the experimental cinematic process of Joey Carducci.
The volume also includes moving images; the film Spermwhore and Barbara Hammer's lecture MAKING MOVIES OUT OF SEX AND LIFE (and making it all transparent).
Table of contets
Introduction Links Anna Linder on discovering a piece of forgotten film history Zetterling’s bad timing – Ingrid Rydberg Desperately Seeking Susan – Ingrid Rydberg Panel discussion about the documentary Regarding Susan Sontag (Nancy Kates, 2014) Queer Moving Images Workshop Handcrafted Selling Out: The Dirty Work behind “A Work of Persol” Between positive representation and camp performance: Three films from the Swedish lesbian and gay liberation movement [I] – Ingrid Rydberg Spermwhore – Anna Linder Spermwhore – The Music To come into being in a queer time – Amelie Björck On Research in what’s most private – and the birth of the Film Spermwhore – Anna Linder Queering the Family Narrative: Images of Reproduction – Louise Wolthers Spermwhore – Juli Apponen 2009, Soundpiece Spermwhore – a film about longing for children – Anna Linder Spermwhore Film Festivals – Screenings and Talks 2016 Eftersnack Spermahoran (only in Swedish) References and Inspirations What does a curator do? Queer Culture – Conference in Stockholm, November 19-20, 2015 Thanks