Psyche is John Akomfrah's new installation for his exhibition, Hauntologies. It pays homage to the films that have influenced him, as well as creating an archival study of the genre's patterns and conventions, presenting them as paradigms of broader systems of representation.
During Hauntologies a selection of five films directly related to Psyche are screened in the gallery:
KENNETH MACPHERSON: BORDERLINE
UK, 1930, 71 min, Wednesday 17 October, 7pm
KEVIN BROWNLOW & ANDREW MOLLO: WINSTANLEY
UK, 1975, 92 min Wednesday 24 October, 7pm
The screening is followed by a conversation between John Akomfrah and Mike Sperlinger, Assistant Director of LUX.
CARL THEODOR DREYER: THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC
France, 1928, 110 min, Sunday 28 October, 4pm
DANIELE HUILLET AND JEAN-MARIE STRAUB: THE CHRONICLE OF ANNA MAGDALENA BACH
Germany, 1967, 94 min, Wednesday 31 October, 7pm
SERGEI M EISENSTEIN: QUE VIVA MEXICO!
Soviet Union, (1931-32) release date 1979, 90 min Wednesday 7 November, 7pm
The screening is followed by a conversation between John Akomfrah and writer and critic T.J. Demos.
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