Launch Night, Lecture & Performance | Beyond 2001: New Horizons
Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the Stanley Kubrick Archive at the University’s Archives and Special Collections Centre, students will produce and show work alongside invited artists and academics that offer new perspectives inspired by archive material from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
A cross-school collaboration celebrating all things screen, the exhibition will be set in motion with accompanying performances, events, panels and workshops, punctuated by screenings for staff and students.
The launch night begins with the Inaugural Stanley Kubrick Lecture from Peter Krämer, later in the evening a performance by Unknown Devices is led by David Toop, and the the exhibition is open to view all evening.
Free, but booking is required.
Inaugural Stanley Kubrick Lecture from Peter Krämer
Peter Krämer is a Senior Fellow in the School of Art, Media and American Studies at the University of East Anglia (Norwich, UK) as well as a regular guest lecturer at Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic) and at the University of Television and Film Munich (Germany). He is the author and editor of eight books, including two BFI Film Classics on Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb and 2001: A Space Odyssey, a volume on A Clockwork Orange in Palgrave’s ‘Controversies’ series and Stanley Kubrick: New Perspectives (Black Dog, 2015, co-edited with Tatjana Ljujic and Richard Daniels). Read more.
Unknown Devices Performance
Unknown Devices, can be of any size, variable personnel and instrumentation. The consistent features of the group are that it is convened and supervised by David Toop. Unknown Devices explores the dynamics, technical and interpersonal demands of group improvisations, particularly in large, mixed-ability ensembles.
Beyond 2001: New Horizons Exhibition
LCC’s Screen School presents Beyond 2001: New Horizons, an exhibition that explores how activating the archive can creatively enable the development of new work and inform ideas. Read more.