Between Dream Logic and Poetry: The Avant Garde Imaginings of Gunvor Nelson and Margaret Tait


Courtesy of the Margaret Tait estate and LUX.

Event Details

Saturday 27 October 2018


John Sundholm and Sarah Neely discuss Gunvor Nelson in relation to Scottish filmpoet Margaret Tait. During the seminar they compare Nelson’s and Tait’s films in terms of their relationship to the avant-garde and feminist filmmaking practices, as well as take up their shared themes of intimacy and the everyday. Gunvor Nelson and Margaret Tait each have a focus at the festival where a selection of their films are screened.

Participants: John Sundholm (Stockholm University) and Sarah Neely (University of Stirling).