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Lives of Artists, Not Wives of Artists

Synopsis
Looks at women’s struggles to create their own language amd modes of representation. Considers the way in which women’s work is placed in a minority position in the art world. Features interviews with and the work of Flick Allen, Alexis Hunter, Tina Keene, Mary Kelly and Paula Rego.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Video; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 45 min. Videocassette. VHS. col. 45 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1984
Availability
Hire
Uses
Students of art, women’s studies.*
Subjects
Women’s studies
Keywords
artists; painters; women artists

Credits

Director
Monika Morawietz; Rowena Rowling; Sue Aron

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

Camden Film Collective

Sponsor

Name

Arts Council of Great Britain

Phone
020 7973 6455
Fax
020 7973 6581
Address
London
SW1P 3NG
Name

Greater London Arts Association

Name

Greater London Council

Name

Totah (Edward) Gallery

Distributor

Name

Arts on Film Archive, University of Westminster

Notes
Arts on Film Archive offers on-line access to a large range of films on art produced in the United Kingdom since the 1950s, and is a unique record of British and international post-war art, as well as of documentary film-making in the UK. In its first phase, the archive offers a complete database and an on-line video streaming of all 450 films made by the film department of Arts Council England between 1953 and 1998 and several films produced till 2003 by the dance Department of ACE. The collection is only available streamed to ac.uk domain addresses.

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