Still image from Standish Lawder's "Necrology" (1970).

Professor Emeritus Standish Lawder's Film


(US, 1970, B&W, 12', 16mm)

Screening on Saturday, 15 March 2003, 8PM

Cinecycle, 129 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Canada

Cinecycle presents recent work by locals Aleesa Cohene and Gariné Torossian march alongside pieces by Peggy Ahwesh, Rachel Schreiber, Standish Lawder and Walid Ra’ad. These films and videos look at how power plays out in the body and the body politic. From S&M appropriation of Nazi imagery to the virtual worlds of Lara Croft and the Planet of the Apes, these works look at the context from which a society allows itself to go to war.

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