Thu 19 Nov 7:00PM
Sorry, you missed this one
Thurs 19 Nov, 7pm
Doors, Box Office and Grey Gardens Cinema Bar open one hour prior to film start time.
Film + dinner packages only available as pre-purchase. Limited menu available to purchase separately on screening night.
51 Victoria Street, Fitzroy
Gravity & Grace
Director Chris Kraus
Duration 90 mins
“Gravity & Grace is a double dose of existential rumination…” – The Hollywood Reporter
Gravity and Grace are two college students in New Zealand turning tricks with wealthy tourists for titillation and profit. When the pair meet a group of average-yet-slightly-pathe
Chris Kraus is a writer, critic and co-editor of Semiotext(e). She is the author of two books of art and cultural criticism and four novels, most recently, Summer of Hate. She teaches at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland. Kraus writes for various art magazines and lives in Los Angeles. Index called her “one of the most subversive voices in American fiction.” Her work has been praised for its damning intelligence, vulnerability and dazzling speed.
Session includes pre-recorded video interviews with Chris Kraus.
Co-presented by Artist Rafaela Pandolfini.
Sydney-based artist Rafaela Pandolfini is interested in the idea of expressing emotion as form via performance involving movement, costume and sound. She holds a Masters by Research in photomedia from COFA and recently exhibited photography and video instillation Ugly Angry at Wellington St Projects and also a video installation entitled Loose with Pleasure at 107 Projects. Rafaela was included in Channels video festival at Screen Space and the Fishers Ghost award at Campbelltown arts centre. In early 2015 Rafaela curated a show called A New Feminine? at Airspace Projects. She previously presented a screening of Chris Kraus’ Gravity & Grace at the Golden Age Cinema in Sydney.
GIRLS LIKE US MAGS & MERCH ON SALE
Girls Like Us is an independent magazine turning the spotlight on an international expanding community of women from all genders within arts, culture and activism. Through personal stories, essays and vanguard visuals Girls Like Us unfolds feminist legacies in arts and writing. Mixing politics with pleasure, the magazine is mapping new routes towards a feminist, post-gender future.
Rafaela Pandolfini will be selling back-issues and the current edition which includes a piece on Chris Kraus as well as merch on the night.
“Gravity & Grace blurs and confuses the binary of “success” and “failure,” opening up an art-making that is personal without being indulgent, and risky without being sensationalist.”