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A trio of surreally poetic short films. Part of SBMA's Empire and Order film series relating to the current Yinka Shonibare exhibit.

When: Tuesday, May 12, 2009, 5:30 p.m.

Where: S.B. Museum of Art, 1130 State St., Santa Barbara

Cost: Not available

Age limit: 16+

Categories: Film Screening

Description:

A free series of films relating to Yinka Shonibare's fascination with the Victorian era and its illusory constructions of power and class. Organized by Peter J. Bloom, Assoc. Professor, Film and Media Studies, UCSB. Mr. Bloom will lead a discussion of the films following the screenings.

This trio of surreally poetic short films offers references to mock scientific classification, an imaginary ornithologist, the Victorian world of Lewis Carroll which link this to the Empire and fictions of order. Some adult content.

Phone: 805-963-4364

Event posted April 18, 2009
Last updated Jan. 11, 2010

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