Barbara Hammer (1939-2019) was a filmmaker, visual artist, and teacher of filmmaking and visual arts. Born in Hollywood, California, Hammer created over eighty films and videos during her career, including her most well-known work, Nitrate Kisses. Hammer's film, photography, and artwork was featured in international film festivals, museum retrospectives, and exhibitions all over the world. Hammer also taught filmmaking and visual arts at institutions including the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland.
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The Barbara Hammer Papers, which span from 1920 to 2021, contain writings, research materials, and documentation related to Hammer's films and artwork including Nitrate Kisses, Resisting Paradise, and Lover Other. The papers also contain correspondence, clippings, ephemera, audiovisual materials, and electronic media related to her life and work.