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STILL MOVING: THE FILMS AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF ULRIKE OTTINGER

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The Hunterian presents a solo exhibition of moving image works and photographs by the internationally renowned filmmaker and artist Ulrike Ottinger, accompanied by a retrospective screening of her key films.

 

Among Ottinger’s major works are the ‘Berlin Trilogy’ (1979-1984), the feature film Johanna d’Arc of Mongolia (1989) – an incredible journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway that takes a motley company of western women to the wilds of Inner Mongolia – and, applying an ethnographic lens to marginal European cultures, Twelve Chairs (2004) and Southeast Passage (2002).

 

Supported by Glasgow International and the Goethe Institut.

 

Exhibition review in The Guardian:

 

Transgressive, erotic, alarming, unconscionable and marvellous, Ottinger’s work is a call to artistic freedom and formal rigour. Life-affirming and dangerous, she is an accidental mentor to the best younger artists here, and a rejoinder to mediocrity, to things I prefer not to recall. (Adrian Searle, 20/04/2018)

 

Full article here