Upcoming symposium on video essays

Evelyn Kreutzer, Maike Reinerth, Anna-Sophie Philippi (all Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf) and Kathleen Loock (Lebniz Universität Hannover) received a grant by the Volkswagen Foundation to sponsor a symposium dedicated to the study and practice of video essays. “Videography: Art and Academia. Epistemological, Political and Pedagogical Potentials of Audiovisual Practices” will take place in Hannover, Germany, Nov. 2-4, 2022.

Yael Ben-Moshe on Israeli TV Channel 11

Yael Ben-Moshe was interviewed on Israeli TV channel 11 on Holocaust Memorial Day, April 28, 2022. Find the video here

Team Workshop in Potsdam

The “Filmikonen”/”(Con)sequential Images” team in front of
the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF. Photo: Alexander Zoeller.

After many conversations and collaborations via zoom, the German and Israeli team members met up in Potsdam in March 2022. In a 4-day workshop at the Film University, the Brandenburg Center for Media Studies (ZeM), and the Gedenk-und Bildungsstätte Haus der Wannsee-Konferenz, the teams discussed the leading questions and concepts of the project and their works-in-progress.

The “Filmikonen”/”(Con)sequential Images” team in Wannsee.
Photo: Alexander Zoeller.

Evelyn Kreutzer and Noga Stiassny publish multi-modal project “Digital Digging”

Evelyn Kreutzer and Noga Stiassny have published “Digital Digging: Traces, Gazes, and the Archival In-Between”, consisting of a video essay and a written article, in Research in Film & History. It is available here.

Fabian Schmidt receives Karsten Witte Preis.

Fabian Schmidt received the Karsten-Witte-Preis by the Gesellschaft für Medienwissenschaft for his article “The Westerbork Film Revisited – Provenance, the Re-Use of Archive Material and Holocaust Remembrances“ in 2021. See the German press release here.

Project launch

Our project was launched on May 1, 2021.
See the German press release here.

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