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Lifting Traces: Memories of London

October 27 – November 11

Proposing a cinematic context in tandem with the National Gallery of Art exhibition Rachel Whiteread, this series expands on ideas set forth in Whiteread’s 1993 sculpture House. Issues around housing, psycho-geography, and notions of home and community in Britain’s capital are explored through artist films utilizing documentary and experimental techniques. Highlighting selected works by London-based filmmakers William Raban (who introduces two programs), Patrick Keiller, and John Smith, the series offers a unique perspective into moving image work that is contemporaneous to, and conterminous with, Whiteread’s sculptural practice. With special thanks to William Raban and LUX Artists’ Moving Image, London.

Film Programs

The National Gallery of Art’s film program provides many opportunities throughout the year to view classic and contemporary cinema from around the world.

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