Bard Faculty

Richard Suchenski

Assistant Professor of Film and Electronic Arts; Director, Center for Moving Image Arts

Primary Academic Program: Film and Electronic Arts

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Art History, Asian Studies


B.A., Princeton University; M.A., M.Phil., joint Ph.D. (Film Studies and History of Art), Yale University. Film historian; has curated and organized retrospectives, series, traveling programs, and interdisciplinary conferences focusing on filmmakers, film movements, and particular moments from the silent era to the present at a number of venues including the Freer and Sackler Galleries of the Smithsonian Institution, Anthology Film Archives, Yale University, Yale University Art Gallery, Harvard Film Archive, Princeton University, and Bard College. Editor, Hou Hsiao-hsien (Austrian Film Museum/Columbia University Press, 2014). Frequent contributor to The Moving Image and Senses of Cinema; articles published or forthcoming in Perspectives on the Panorama (Yale University Press), Robert Bresson (Indiana University Press, 2012), Olivier Assayas (Austrian Film Museum/Columbia University Press, 2012), Ashish Avikunthak (Aicon Gallery, 2012), The Cinema World of Pedro Costa (Jeonju International Film Festival, 2010), Robert Beavers: My Hand Outstretched to the Winged Distance and Sightless Measure (Pacific Film Archive, 2009), Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film (Routledge, 2005), and the journals Studies in French Cinema and Positions: Asia Cultures Critique. Has taught at Yale Summer Film Institute. Recipient, Whiting Fellowship (2009-2010); Stavros S. Niarchos Research Fellowship (2008); others. At Bard since 2010.


Phone: 845-752-2406