Director: Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof
Friday Mar 24th
A memory trace of a unique moment near Montjuïc Mountain in Barcelona rendered palpable.
Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof is a Toronto-based experimental filmmaker, scholar and Assistant Professor at the School of Image Arts, Ryerson University. She is a graduate of Media Arts at Ryerson University (BAA) and Communication and Culture at York University (MA) and (PhD). Her doctoral research concentrated on feminine aesthetics in avant-garde cinema, and drew on Julia Kristeva’s theories on vanguard poetry and Luce Irigaray’s philosophy of ethics. Izabella’s writings on cinema, art, dance, technology and culture, have appeared in Parol, Canadian Journal of Film Studies, and in Ultimate Reality and Meaning Journal (Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in the Philosophy of Understanding), and in anthologies on media arts and on screen dance, including a chapter in the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Screendance. Izabella’s films have screened in numerous group programs at international film festivals, cinematheques, galleries and art centres in Canada and abroad.