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Dr Steven Eastwood, BA, PhD

Reader in Film Practice, Convenor, MA Film Studies

Room: Room G23a
Tel: 0207 882 2992
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Dr Steven

Research interests : Artists’ moving image; fiction; documentary; screenwriting; film and ethics; film and autism; film and end of life; film-philosophy (Deleuze, Cavell, Levinas, Sobchack); live art and performance; surrealist ethnography; underground cinema; artists’ collec

Steven Eastwood is an artist-filmmaker working in both the cinema and gallery. His feature film Buried Land was officially selected for Tribeca, Moscow, Sarajevo, Mumbai film festivals 2010. Recent and forthcoming exhibitions and screenings include Fabrica Gallery Brighton; London Film Festival; Jerwood Space, London. His documentary Those Who Are Jesus was nominated for a Grierson Award. Prior to joining QMUL Steven was the director of the Moving Image Research Centre at the University of East London, and an assistant professor in film at SUNY Buffalo. He has convened a number of symposia and screenings to do with cinema and artists’ moving image, and has published widely. He co-founded the arts laboratory event OMSK (1995-2008), a London based collective of artists creating site specific and cross-disciplinary events. Steven gained a theory-practice PhD through UCL, The Slade in 2007.

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