Update: This event has been postponed
Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, and in line with the government’s social distancing advice, ‘Parting Shots: Professor William Raban’ has been postponed until further notice.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Parting Shots: Professor William Raban reflects on 53 years at UAL, presented by Research at London College of Communication.
William Raban studied painting at Saint Martin’s School of Art (now Central Saint Martins) from 1967-1971, and taught film at St Martin’s from 1976-1989. After a 7-year interlude of making films for television and part-time teaching at both the University of Westminster and Saint Martin’s, he began teaching film at London College of Communication in 1996 and is currently Professor of Film at LCC’s Screen School.
In this presentation, William will discuss the evolutionary changes he has witnessed in art education and the transformation of art schools to universities. As a parallel thread to this topic, he will also reflect on some of the key ideas that have informed his filmmaking practice over the last 50 years. Several short examples of his practice will be included in the presentation.
All are most welcome to attend, but booking is essential.
Image: 4’22”(2011) after 2’45” (1973) by William RabanAccessibility
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