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Mata Hari, the Technologized Body: A Conversation with Amy Ruhl (Part II)


by Kerrie Welsh

I spoke with Amy Ruhl last August just as her mesmerizing film How Mata Hari Lost Her Head and Found Her Body premiered in New York City.  It has since played in festivals, galleries, and salons from Anthology Film Archives to the Eye Film Institute Netherlands, picking up a best Best Featurette Award at the London Underground Film Festival along the way.… Continue reading »

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The Art of Seduction & The Skeleton in the Closet


A paperwork by Golnar Adili.

Complex personhood means that even those who haunt our dominant institutions and their systems of value are haunted too by things they sometimes have names for and sometimes do not.

~ Avery F. Gordon, Ghostly Matters, 1997

The 1960’s brought the death of the author and the death of painting, two untimely deaths that occurred at a time when minorities and women were demanding recognition … Continue reading »

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