2013 Max Wasserman Forum on Contemporary Art: Chris Marker: Guillaume-en-Égypte

November 16, 2013
Event Types
Talk / Lecture
Black and white photo of several young people gathering in protest, a large handwritten sign filling the background.

Chris Marker, Staring Back, Demo 16, (Paris, 2006), 2006,  black-and-white photograph, 10 1/4 x 13 ⅞.  Courtesy Peter Blum Gallery, New York 


Joào Ribas, Haden Guest, Nora Alter, Duncan Campbell, Paul Cha, and Martha Rosler 

Keynote speaker: Jean-Pierre Gorin


The 2013 Wasserman Forum focuses on the life and work of renowned artist and filmmaker Chris Marker (1921-2012). The Forum accompanies the List Visual Arts Center’s major exhibition Chris Marker: Guillaume-en-Égypte, a comprehensive presentation of Merker’s pioneering work in text, photography, film, video, and digital media, exhibited in collaboration with Harvard University’s Carpenter Center and the Harvard Film Archive.