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A presentation by filmmaker and new media artist Irene Lusztig.

Lusztig will discuss her artistic practice, which ranges from an award-winning documentary on her maternal grandmother, who was involved in a bank-heist in Stalinist Romania (RECONSTRUCTION, 2001) to an experimental film which assembles an extraordinary archive of educational, industrial, and medical training films, to explore the maternal body as a site of institutional control, ideological surveillance, and nationalist state intervention (THE MOTHERHOOD ARCHIVES, 2013).

Her WORRY BOX PROJECT is a participatory web-based archive of maternal anxieties, which offers comment on a contemporary motherhood culture that has become relentlessly optimistic and mandatorily positive.

For more details and to register, please visit http://www.docwest.co.uk/events/event/irene-lusztig-artist-talk/