Posts tagged "cinema"
New Art: The Film (1924)

New Art: The Film (1924)

I It is hard to lead the tired man off the beaten track, to drive him into the thicket. If we would like to deal with film, however, this is precisely what we have to do. Film is the new direction, the new possibility of the human spirit: an organizing principle, yet untested, which emerged ...
Corporeal Discourse and Modernist Shock Aesthetics in Takashi Miike's Film Audition

Corporeal Discourse and Modernist Shock Aesthetics in Takashi Miike’s Film Audition

In recent years, scholars have given more and more attention to the corporeal side of the cinematic means of expression and of the film experience itself. This approach, dominated by Deleuzian and phenomenological perspectives on film, is often understood as an alternative to the textual analysis of film and to the notion of film as ...
Towards a Deconstruction of the Screen

Towards a Deconstruction of the Screen

Skin, Chalkboard, and the Expanded Cinema of VALIE EXPORT This text is searching for representations of the cinematic screen in film theory. I do not intend to touch the realm of other screens, for example the television screen. In a second step I will try to show the ways in which specific art performances approximate ...