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Nora M Alter

Alter is Professor of Film and Media Arts at Temple University in Philadelphia. Recent books include The Essay Film After Fact and Fiction (2017) and co-editor with T. Corrigan, Essays on the Essay Film (2017). Additionally she is author of Vietnam Protest Theatre: The Television War on Stage (1996), Projecting History: Non-Fiction German Film (2002), Chris Marker (2006), and co-editor with L. Koepnick of Sound Matters: Essays on the Acoustics of Modern German Culture (2004). Alter has published widely on German and European Studies, Film and Media Studies, Cultural and Visual Studies and Contemporary Art. She has written on artists including John Akomfrah, Yael Bartana, Daniel Buren, Stan Douglas, Maria Eichhorn Dan Eisenberg, Harun Farocki, Renée Green, Hans Haacke, Mathias Poledna, Martha Rolser, and others. She is former recipient of the DAAD Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in German and European Studies.

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4017 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA 19104
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+1.215.701.4627

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Primary programs
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Begins Nov 29, 2012

A conversation with Hans Haacke and others about the role of site and place in his historical and contemporary work

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Begins Mar 13, 2013

A conversation with Agnès Varda about cinécriture and film as a political and feminist statement

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Begins Feb 14, 2011

Diedrich Diederichsen and others engage the artist in a conversation about mass media, modernism, and urbanism

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Begins Oct 9, 2010

A film retrospective exploring the dramatic works and experimental documentaries of Ulrike Ottinger

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Begins Oct 9, 2012

A conversation with Hito Steyerl about the production of images and the relationship between politics and aesthetics

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