The evening of september the 30th is dedicated to the vaste artistic spectrum of the lusatian artist Maja Nagel. Particular attention is reserved for her film work.
A theme that appears repeatedly in her work are drawn metamorphoses of structures and patterns that keep changing their form. Another issue that she reflects in her artwork are the disappearing villages und the heath-landscape in northern Lusatia.
Added altogether the 7 different films last about one hour.
The introduction to the film-work of Maja Nagel, will be held by Dr. Grit Lemke from Berlin. Mrs. Lemke works as a specialized journalist and directs the film-programme of the Dok Leipzig ( an international festival for documentary and animated films.)
7:00 pm – Audience hall
CV Dr. Grit Lemke:
Head of Film Programme DOK Leipzig, author/curator
Born 1965 in Spremberg/ GDR. After finishing a professional training in building craft she worked for cultural and theatre institutions. Studies of cultural sciences, ethnology and German literature in Leipzig, PhD in European Ethnology. Since 1991 working for DOK Leipzig, since 2014 as Head of Film Programme. 2001-2003 selection for the Sheffield Documentary Festival. Since 1998 in different positions at the Cottbus Festival of Eastern European Cinema, since 2014 in charge of the Sorbian-German Section “Heimat – Domownja”. Curated numerous film programmes, among others at DOK Leipzig, the Berlin Akademie der Künste (Academy of Arts), GoEast Festival of Central and Eastern European Cinema Wiesbaden and dot Goethe institutes. Had teaching assignments in Visual Anthropology and Documentary at several art schools and universities. Mentored in training initiatives, contributed as an author to documentaries, published on documentary and writes for newspapers and magazines.