Film Reviews


Boaden, James. “Revisiting Brakhage 2: Barbara Hammer and the ‘Harpies’.” LUX Artists’ Moving Image Blog, September 17, 2013,‘harpies’.
Keller, Sarah. “‘Art Is Energy’: Barbara Hammer Speaks with Sarah Keller about the State of Experimental Cinema after Maya Deren.” The International Journal of Screendance 3 (Fall 2013): 61-71. 
Perovic, Lydia.
“The Evolution of Lesbian Desire.” Daily Xtra, March 21, 2013,
Røed, Kjetil. “Kunst Retrospektiv: Barbara Hammer.” Aftenposten, November 20, 2013. (in Norwegian)
Stoltenberg, Hanna.
Hammertime.” Norway Review, December 2013. (in Norwegian)
Thériault, Anne.
“Resisting Paradise: A Q&A with Barbara Hammer.” Shameless Mag Blog, April 1, 2013,
Tranouli, Eleni. “About Maya Deren’s Sink.” The International Journal of Screendance 3 (Fall 2013): 61-71.


Comer, Stuart. “Barbara Hammer and Stuart Comer in Conversation with Auto Italia.” Auto Italia South East Blog, July 17, 2012,
Olszewska, Barbara. “L’ordinaire et sa transformation esthétique.” (Université de Compiègne, 2012).  (in French)
Rhodes, John David. “Film is Thinking: A Conversation Across Distance.” World Picture Journal 7 (2012). 


Christy, Matt. “The Way We Move.” Art Papers: An Index to Contemporary Art’s Imminent History (2011): 51.


Langer, Cassandra. “ARTIST’S PROFILE: Barbara Hammer Reflects on a Life of Filmmaking.” Gay & Lesbian Review (September-October 2010): 46-47.


Pagán, Alberte. “As constants vitais de Barbara Hammer.” A Nosa Terra, November 5-11, 2009. (in Galician) 


Koebel, Caroline. “Barbara Hammer: Una presencia necesaria/A necessary presence.” Festival Internacional de cine lésbico y gai de Madrid/Madrid´s International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Madrid, Spain (2008): 114-115.  (in Spanish and English) 


Davies, Jon. “On Screen: Barbara Hammer.” Daily Xtra, June 5, 2007,


Handelman, Michelle. “INTERVIEW: Barbara Hammer Teaches (and Titillates with) ‘History Lessons’.” Indiewire, October 25, 2001,
Marcus, Sara. “Hammer Time.” Philadelphia Citypaper, July 5, 2001,


Haug, Kate. “Femme Experimentale Interviews with Carolee Schneemann, Barbara Hammer, and Chick Strand.” Wide Angle 21.1 (1998): 1-19.


Nelson, Rob. “To Be Real.” Citypages, January 24, 1996,


Willis, Holly. “Uncommon History: An Interview with Barbara Hammer.” Film Quarterly 47.4 (Summer 1994): 7-13.


DiFeliciantonio, Tina. “Profiles and Positions: Barbara Hammer.” Bomb Magazine 43 (Spring 1993): 22-24.


Bornstein, Kate. “Holy Hammer!” Bay Area Reporter, February 21, 1991.
Gann, Kyle. “Just a Headline.” Village Voice, April 9, 1991.
Guthmann, Edward. “A Rennaissance Man Gets His Due.” San Francisco Chronicle, February 24, 1991.


Gorbman, Claudia. “Barbara Hammer’s Recent Work: Body Displaced, Body Discovered.” Jump Cut 32 (April 1987): 12-14.


Weiss, Andrea. Women I Love & Double Strength: Lesbian Cinema and Romantic Love.” Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media (March 1981): 30.
Zita, Jacquelyn. “The Films of Barbara Hammer : Counter-Currencies of a Lesbian Iconography.” Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media (March 1981): 31-32.

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