FORA.tv Speaker - Babette Mangolte

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Biography

Babette Mangolte is an experimental filmmaker living in New York City. A complete retrospective of her films and camerawork was organized by Madeleine Bernstorff and Klaus Volkmer for the Berlin and Munich Cinematheque in 2000. And in 2004 Anthology Films Archives in New York City opened her recent film Les Modèles de Pickpocket (2003) accompanied by a retrospective of all her films. In 2007 her film Seven Easy Piecesby Marina Abramovic (2007) premiered at the Berlinale 2007. Her films and photo work were included in "The American Century" show in 1999 at the Whitney Museum in New York and "Century City" at the Tate Britain in London in 2001. Mangolte is also known for her photography of dance, theater and performances. Her work was included with several performance photographs and two film installations in a show titled "Art, Lies and Videotapes: Exposing Performance" organized by Adrian George at TATE Liverpool (United Kingdom) in 2003. In 2007 she realized a new installation of her films and photographs from the 1970’s in the show “Live Art on Camera” at John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK, Curator Alice Maude-Roxby and she participated in the survey exhibition on performance history “ Un teatre sense teatre” at Museu d’Art Contemporari de Barcelona, Curator Bernard Blistene (touring to Museu Berardo, Lisboa, Portugal and Wexner Art Center, USA). In summer 2007 Mangolte had her first retrospective solo show in the US at BROADWAY 1602, New York which included the premier of “Richard Serra, Film Portrait 1977.” Mangolte will be included in the Berlin Biennale 2008.

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Photography and Contemporary Performance Art

11.14.07 | 01:24:28 min | 0 comments