Pier Paolo Pasolini: Image, Object, Sound (Day 1 of 2)

Friday 13 November, 2015
10am - 7:30pm, $0

NYU Institute of Fine Arts
1 East 78 Street

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A two-day conference conceived by Ara H. Merjian and Gerhard Wolf on the 40th anniversary of Pasolini's death.

In collaboration with the NYU Provost Global Research Initiatives, the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, Ministero dei beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo, PASOLINI 1975-2015, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Max-Planck-Institut.


10:00 Introductions: Patricia Rubin, Judy and Michael Steinhardt (Director, Institute of Fine Arts)

Moderator: Pieter Vanhove

10:15 David Pendleton, Erotic Investment and Political Engagement: The Body as Sign in Pasolini’s Films and Film Theory

10:45 Tommaso Mozzati, Movies as Objects of Study: Pier Paolo Pasolini and Il reporter

11:45 Coffee break

Moderator: Romy Golan

12:00 Alfredo Jaar, The Ashes of Pasolini; screening The Ashes of Pasolini (2009, 38’)

12:45 Ara H. Merjian, Objects of Exile, Objects of Redemption: Pasolini’s Anti-Pop Modernism

1:45 Lunch

Moderator: Alexander Nagel

3:15 Screening, Pier Paolo Pasolini, La Ricotta (1962, 35’)

4:00 Barbara Castaldo, La Ricotta on Trial: When Sacred Objects Become Profane

4:45 Alessandro Giammei, Cheese, Christ, and the Caravaggians

5:30 Stefania Benini, Hierophany and Reification in La Ricotta

6:15 Discussion

7:30 Dinner

In English.

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