Susannah Gent’s ‘Psychotel 2’ at Wollaton Street Studios, Nottingham, 03 – 27 June 2024

Psychotel 2 is a cinematic installation project exploring the uncanny. The exhibition employs elements from cinema’s supernatural horror genres; bizarre interpretations of psychoanalysis; and philosophical investigations into the structure of identity. Visitors are subjected to slow nuanced arrangements of objects, kaleidoscopic sequences of images, filmic topologies of thought, and lightly veiled filth; in order to release the uncanny’s power to […]

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Wednesday 22 May 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Susannah Gent (Film Production)

Banner image for Susannah Gent's - Intuitive Filmmaking and the Territorial Unconscious

Title: Intuitive Filmmaking and the Territorial Unconscious  Speaker: Susannah Gent, Senior Lecturer in Film Production Filmmaker Susannah Gent analyses her recent experimental shorts in the light of Deleuze and Guattari’s understanding of territory. Throughout her twenty year practice Gent has explored the representation of subjectivity in her films. Her current, practice-led Ph.D. employs a mixed methodological strategy including psychoanalysis, philosophy, and […]

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‘Walk Out’ – Exhibition of the Walking Arts Research Group opens in Sheffield with private view on Thursday 29 November

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WALK OUT is an exhibition of the work made through engagement with the Walking Arts Research Group (WARG). Much of the work is a free-form response to the rural and urban environment. WARG at Sheffield Hallam University provides a collaborative space for the investigation of cross-practice creative production linked to a range of walking practices. It has become a forum […]

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‘Influence of Mars’ – Susannah Gent’s short film selected for Kasseler Dokfest

Still from Susannah Gent's 'Influence of Mars' with Kasseler Dokfest logo

Susannah Gent’s short film Influence of Mars has been selected for the Kasseler Dokfest, a festival specialising in documentary and experimental work in Kassel, Germany and taking place this November. The film was selected from over 3,000 submissions. Influence of Mars was originally produced as part of the Solar: Walking at the Speed of Light app for the Catalyst Festival of Creativity […]

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Susannah Gent’s Unhomely Street selected for Oberhausen Short Film Festival – May 2017

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Unhomely Street Oberhausen Short Film Festival Thursday 11 May – Tuesday 16 May 2017 Susannah Gent‘s film Unhomely Street, has been selected to premiere at the 63rd International Short Film Festival in Oberhausen. The festival runs from 11 – 16 May 2017. Unhomely Street follows a female protagonist in a state of fugue following a head injury as she wanders […]

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