Please discuss with us Dragan Kujundzic (University of Florida) with a screening of the interview he filmed with Sergei Shnurov.
In 2016, Sergei Shnurov and his Leningrad group released two now famous video clips, 'Exponat' and 'V Pitere pit', which in 2016 were viewed almost 200 million times. This offered Professor Kujundžić the opportunity to meet Sergei Shnurov. to meet in St. Petersburg in December 2016. Kujundžić and Shnurov talked about the literary tradition of St. Petersburg as well as its art and history, as they shape the poetry and music of the rock group Leningrad.
Dragan Kujundzic is Professor of Jewish, Germanic and Slavic Studies as well as Film and Media Studies, European Studies and Religious Studies at the University of Florida. He is the author of over 140 articles on critical theory, deconstruction and literary criticism, published in fifteen countries and translated into eight languages. His publications include the monographs Critical Exercises (1983), The return of history (1997), Tongue in heat (2003), and Out of interculturality (2016). He has edited numerous volumes, including works on Mikhail Bakhtin, Jacques Derrida and J. Hillis Miler. In recent years, Dragan Kujundžić has started producing and directing documentaries as well as critical and theoretical work on them. His films include The first sail: J. Hillis Miller (2011) and Kino: Selfie mit Sokurov (2015), which premiered at the Message to Man International Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia. Dragan Kujundžić is finishing a book Cinetaph: Spectral Genealogy of Cinematic Image , and film Play it again: Sam Weber .