Maud Eurydice Ceuterick
- Visitor AddressHF-bygget, Sydnesplassen 7
- Postal AddressPostboks 78055020 Bergen
Maud Ceuterick is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow in Digital Culture (2018-2020). Her research deals with the relations between gender, space and power on screen. Her PhD in film and media studies (University of Otago, New Zealand, 2016) considered filmic aesthetics and women's occupation of space in contemporary cinema. She has published on the road movie genre, masculinity and domesticity in transnational cinema, and women and everyday spaces on screen, among other topics.
- 2015. ‘Review: Neil Archer’s The French road movie: Space, mobility, identity (2012) and Michael Gott and Thibaut Schist’s Open road, closed borders: The contemporary French-language road movie (2013)’. Film-Philosophy. 19: 86-90.
- 2014. ‘Review essay of Welcome, Le Havre and Un cuento chino: Visceral cosmopolitanism and the domestic sphere’. Transnational cinemas. 5: 78-85. doi: 10.1080/20403526.2014.895225
- 2011. Siete meses de desgobierno en Bélgica. Diagonal Periódico. 7. Published 2011-02-03.
2018-2020, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (Individual Fellowships Call: H2020-MSCA-IF-2017): "AFFIRMATIVE: Affirmative Post-Cinema: Narrative and Aesthetic Responses to Gender and Power"
The goal of AFFIRMATIVE is to determine how post-cinematic arts counteract and aim to change current gender norms through affirmative narratives and aesthetics. By analysing post-cinematic critical engagements with issues of gender and power, I will examine how post-cinema reframes gender norms in an affirmative manner. Rather than being 'natural' or neutral, gender is a social construct inflected with layers of meaning, affect and power. Gender manifests as norms that are 'performed' and reiterated (mostly unconsciously and on a daily basis) through the ways we dress, interact and behave in different spaces and social environments. As attempts to shift the power imbalance between genders, feminist films, television series and social campaigns have often opposed the binary associations between gender and space (men/women, public/domestic). While feminist narratives are often created through negation and opposition, this project takes affirmative narratives and aesthetics as starting point.