Ara Osterweil is a painter, writer, and scholar whose interests extend to postwar art and cinema. Her writings have been published in Artforum, Camera Obscura, Framework, Film Quarterly, and Millennium Film Journal, as well as in the anthologies Porn Studies, Women’s Experimental Cinema, Body Worlds, and Taking Place. Her book, Flesh Cinema: The Corporeal Turn in American Avant-Garde Film, was published by Manchester University Press in 2014. Although she originally hails from Brooklyn, she is based in Montreal, where she teaches film and cultural studies at McGill University.
Between Her Body and the Stain
How does one maintain a self when losing an other who is also one's “self”?...