Professor Nora M. Alter was awarded the Berlin Prize by the American Academy in Berlin, Germany, for her research project on the late filmmaker, Harun Farocki. She will begin her residential fellowship Spring 2021.
The Berlin Prize is awarded to scholars, writers, and artists based in the US who demonstrate excellence in their respective fields.
More on Professor Alter's research project:
Nora M. Alter is completing her book Harun Farocki: Forms of Intelligence, which examines the work of the late Berlin-based artist, filmmaker, and writer. Alter will provide a conceptual lens through which to understand Farocki’s media production, from his early films of the late 1960s through his television work of the 1970s and ’80s to his recent contemporary art installations in the new millennium.
The full list of awardees and more information on the fellowship can be accessed here.