Ruth Lingford

United Kingdom
Ruth Lingford

Dreaming and Animation

PRESENTATION: Wednesday, July 3. 11:30 @ Q21 MuseumsQuartier / Raum D

Freud described dreams as “the royal road to the unconscious” Could the same be said of animation?


Ruth Lingford was born in London, and worked as an Occupational Therapist in psychiatry before turning to animation. She graduated from the Royal College of Art in 1992, and has taught there and at the National Film and Television School in the UK. Since 2005, she has been teaching at Harvard, where she is Senior Lecturer in Animation in the Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies. She has made many short films, and has worked on short and long-form documentaries.