Science is Fiction: The films of Jean Painlevé

Science is Fiction: The films of Jean Painlevé


Prof. Dawn Ades CBE FBA (Art History, Essex) will introduce a screening of a selection of Jean Painleve’s short nature films, followed by a roundtable discussion. Confirmed roundtable speakers are Prof. Dawn Ades (Essex), Dr. Will Abberley (English) and Dr. Omar W. Nasim (History).


Tuesday 13 May 2014, 5.15-7pm

Lecture Room 6, New College


All welcome. Wine and soft drinks will be served.

Convenors: Dr. Lee-Von Kim ( and Dr. Nicole Sierra (