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Theses on Cinema as Philosophy

Paisley Livingston

in Cinema, Philosophy, Bergman: On Film as Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570171
eISBN:
9780191721540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570171.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

This chapter criticizes what the chapter calls the ‘bold thesis’, which is the conjunction of the idea that films can make an original contribution to philosophy, and the idea that this contribution ... More


Further Inquiries into Shifting Practices

Giovan Francesco Lanzara

in Shifting Practices: Reflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034456
eISBN:
9780262332309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034456.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Part IV collects further inquiries in the phenomenology of innovation, picking up and discussing relevant issues raised by the two extended field studies. A major argument is that practices are ... More


Mediated Bodies: From Photography to Cine-Dance

Douglas Rosenberg

in Screendance: Inscribing the Ephemeral Image

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199772612
eISBN:
9780199949670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772612.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter offers a trajectory of media specificity in relation to dance on screen by tracing the evolution of dancing bodies on screen, and the material by which they are inscribed. This chapter ... More


Prelim: Conceptualism 2.0

Garrett Stewart

in Transmedium: Conceptualism 2.0 and the New Object Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226500874
eISBN:
9780226501062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501062.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Concerned with the liminality of material platforms in transmedial works (distinguished as category from mixed media, multimedia, intermedia, and remediated structures), the cross-questioned ... More


: From Medium to Site

Andrew V. Uroskie

in Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Expanded Cinema and Postwar Art

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226842981
eISBN:
9780226109022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109022.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Since the mid-‘90s, contemporary art practice and criticism has been engaged in a widespread reformulation of the concept of “site-specificity.” At the same time, the vast proliferation of artists’ ... More


Conclusion On Weaving, on Writing

T’ai Smith

in Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687237
eISBN:
9781452949031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687237.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Design

After Anni Albers immigrated to America with her husband, Josef, in 1933, her writing practice quickly expanded. Through texts published in magazines or catalogues and ultimately in two books—On ... More


Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Expanded Cinema and Postwar Art

Andrew V. Uroskie

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226842981
eISBN:
9780226109022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109022.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Treats the contemporary explosion of artist film & video practice obliquely, using the 1960s Expanded Cinema as a historical and conceptual optic through which to reconsider entrenched paradigms of ... More


Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design

Tai Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687237
eISBN:
9781452949031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687237.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Design

The Bauhaus school in Germany has been understood through the writings of its founding director Walter Gropius and several artists who taught there: Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, and László ... More


Making Radio Drama: Creating Sound Fictions

Shawn VanCour

in Making Radio: Early Radio Production and the Rise of Modern Sound Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190497118
eISBN:
9780190497149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190497118.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter analyzes methods of sonic storytelling and radio acting used in early broadcast drama. While accounting for a small percentage of period programming, dramatic productions formed a rich ... More


Worlds on Screen: The Ontology of Television Series and/as the Ontology of Film

Martin Shuster

in New Television: The Aesthetics and Politics of a Genre

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226503813
eISBN:
9780226504001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226504001.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter presents an account of the ontology of new television, an account of how to understand what the items on the screen fundamentally are. This is accomplished by linking new television ... More


Comics Are in Right Now

Drew Morton

in Panel to the Screen: Style, American Film, and Comic Books during the Blockbuster Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496809780
eISBN:
9781496809827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809780.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book examines the intricacies of the American film's stylistic remediation of comics. Stylistic remediation refers to the stylistic practice by films (both adaptations of comics and original ... More


Comparative Textual Media: Transforming the Humanities in the Postprint Era

N. Katherine Hayles and Jessica Pressman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680030
eISBN:
9781452948546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680030.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book argues that the humanities may be re-invigorated by adopting a comparative media framework as a basis for curricula re-design, faculty scholarship, and student-oriented learning. With ... More


A Virtual Presence in Space

D. N. Rodowick

in What Philosophy Wants from Images

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226513058
eISBN:
9780226513225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226513225.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines recent work by Victor Burgin as a questioning or interrogation of the concept of medium in artworks that hold perception in an interstitial space between stillness and movement, ... More


We are a Little Land: Informational Film and Small-nation Cinema

C. Claire Thomson

in Short Films from a Small Nation: Danish Informational Cinema 1935-1965

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424134
eISBN:
9781474444712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424134.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Et lille land’ - a little land - is a trope of Danish identity which recurs in many of the short informational films about Denmark made from the 1930s to the 1960s. This chapter outlines why the ... More


Txtual Practice Rita Raley

Rita Raley

in Comparative Textual Media: Transforming the Humanities in the Postprint Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680030
eISBN:
9781452948546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680030.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the role of location-aware technologies such as smart phones and GPS devices in overwriting urban landscapes, creating dynamic new meanings that people can access by moving to ... More


Pictures Made of Wool: Weaving Labor in th e Workshop

T’ai Smith

in Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687237
eISBN:
9781452949031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687237.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Design

Chapter one examines the workshop’s early years (1919-23), when its tapestries and carpets were understood as “pictures made of wool,” and weaving lacked a theoretical armature. Expressionist artists ... More


Toward a Modernist Theory of Weaving: The Use of Textiles in Architectural Space

T’ai Smith

in Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687237
eISBN:
9781452949031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687237.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Design

The second chapter examines the initial theories of weaving, written by Anni Albers, Helene Schmidt-Nonné, and Gunta Stölzl between 1924 and 1926. As the school abandoned its experimental beginnings ... More


Medieval Remediations

Jessica Brantley

in Comparative Textual Media: Transforming the Humanities in the Postprint Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680030
eISBN:
9781452948546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680030.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter emphatically reminds us that media did not begin with the printing press (a point that William Johnson also makes clear). Moreover, Brantley argues for the particular insights that ... More


Gilded Monuments: Shakespeare’s Sonnets, Donne’s Letters, and the Mediated Text

Thomas Fulton

in Comparative Textual Media: Transforming the Humanities in the Postprint Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680030
eISBN:
9781452948546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680030.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Fulton reminds us that the “print revolution” not only stretched over centuries but also that print co-existed with other media practices well into the seventeenth century, including manuscript ... More


The Haptics of Optics: Weaving and Photography

T’ai Smith

in Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687237
eISBN:
9781452949031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687237.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Design

Drawing on László Moholy-Nagy’s arguments regarding the “optical” nature of photography, weaving student Otti Berger developed a complimentary theory of tactility as it pertained to weaving and ... More


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