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Cinema as Object II

Jonathan Walley

in Cinema Expanded: Avant-Garde Film in the Age of Intermedia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190938635
eISBN:
9780190938673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938635.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 5 examines works of expanded cinema that emphasize another, somewhat different “sculptural” property—cinema’s spatial dimension. Such works heighten awareness of cinema’s spatial dimension, ... More


Alternative Perspectives/Alternative Cinemas:: Modern Films and the Hong Kong Experimental Scene

Roger Garcia, John Woo, and Jessica Hagedorn

in Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The international scope of Hong Kong's alternative cinema scene comes into sharp focus in this conversation with Roger Garcia, John Woo, and award-winning novelist, playwright, and screenwriter ... More


The Two Expanded Cinemas

Jonathan Walley

in Cinema Expanded: Avant-Garde Film in the Age of Intermedia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190938635
eISBN:
9780190938673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938635.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter, one of two that make up Part I of the book, provides a revised history of expanded cinema from the mid-1960s to the late 1970s. It divides this period into two phases or waves of ... More


8 mm and the “Blessings of Books and Records”

Erika Balsom

in After Uniqueness: A History of Film and Video Art in Circulation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231176934
eISBN:
9780231543125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176934.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter unearths an untaken path of experimental film history. In the mid-1960s, Stan Brakhage, Bruce Conner, and Jonas Mekas were deeply invested in the possibility that 16mm experimental films ... More


Cinema as Idea

Jonathan Walley

in Cinema Expanded: Avant-Garde Film in the Age of Intermedia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190938635
eISBN:
9780190938673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938635.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 6 considers works of expanded cinema that could be called “conceptual cinema.” “Conceptual,” here, refers to the belief that cinema among many avant-garde/experimental filmmakers and critics ... More


Cinema as Performance

Jonathan Walley

in Cinema Expanded: Avant-Garde Film in the Age of Intermedia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190938635
eISBN:
9780190938673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938635.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 3 is the first of four chapters that make up Part II of Cinema Expanded. This part of the book considers different general modes that expanded cinema has taken, each mode representing ... More


Cinema as Object I

Jonathan Walley

in Cinema Expanded: Avant-Garde Film in the Age of Intermedia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190938635
eISBN:
9780190938673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938635.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 looks at works of expanded cinema that emphasize what could be called a “sculptural” property—the physicality and tactility of a moving image medium (e.g. film, projectors, screens). These ... More


Altered Body Maps and the Cinematic Sensorium

Anna Powell

in Deleuze, Altered States and Film

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632824
eISBN:
9780748651139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632824.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the altered body maps of haptics and synaesthesia in short experimental films with spiritual and erotic material. It provides a critical analysis of several relevant films ... More


Audio/Visual: Against Synaesthetics

Christoph Cox

in Sonic Flux: Sound, Art, and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226543031
eISBN:
9780226543208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226543208.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter challenges the aesthetic paradigm of “synaesthesia,” the banner under which sound so often appears in visual arts contexts today. It argues that, in contemporary art, the discourse of ... More


Reimagining Boundaries: Amateur Animations

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson

in British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420730
eISBN:
9781474453530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420730.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Very few amateur women filmmakers chose to focus on animation and none have been identified in the colonial settings considered in this book. This chapter discusses varied approaches to animation and ... More


Expanded Cinema Revis(it)ed

Jonathan Walley

in Cinema Expanded: Avant-Garde Film in the Age of Intermedia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190938635
eISBN:
9780190938673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938635.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 2 addresses a third wave of expanded cinema, running from the mid-1990s to the present. Though in dialogue with art world developments, particularly the prevalence of moving images in that ... More


Camera and Canvas: Emmer, Storck, Resnais and the Post-war Art Film

Steven Jacobs

in Framing Pictures: Film and the Visual Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640171
eISBN:
9780748670901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640171.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Referring to contemporaneous writings by Kracauer, Bazin and Malraux among others, the first chapter discusses the ‘Golden Age’ of the art documentary in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Supported by ... More


Experimental Viewing Protocols: Film Projection and the American Military

Haidee Wasson

in Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520291508
eISBN:
9780520965263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291508.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, by Haidee Wasson, addresses the development and use of portable film projectors by the American military during World War II and after. It examines the close ties to the technological ... More


Done and Undone: Meshes of the Afternoon and Witch’s Cradle

Sarah Keller

in Maya Deren: Incomplete Control

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162210
eISBN:
9780231538473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162210.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies Maya Deren's first and most canonical film, Meshes of the Afternoon (1943), which is considered one of the most recognizable touchstones of American experimental film, as well as ... More


Experimental Narratives

Roy Armes

in African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The inherent social, political, economic, and cultural contradictions of postcolonial Africa have prompted some filmmakers to escape the everyday and find a new starting point for their work. From ... More


Introduction: The Persistence of Cinema

Jonathan Walley

in Cinema Expanded: Avant-Garde Film in the Age of Intermedia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190938635
eISBN:
9780190938673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938635.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter defines expanded cinema, traces its history broadly from the 1960s to the present, and reviews previous scholarly and critical literature on the subject. It argues that while expanded ... More


The Sound of Queer Experimental Film

Juan A. Suárez

in The Music and Sound of Experimental Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190469894
eISBN:
9780190469931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190469894.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter characterises the music and sound of queer experimental film. It starts out with a historical revision of some social, cinematographic and musical developments that impinged on the ... More


(Re)visioning Celluloid: Aesthetics of Contact in Materialist Film

Kim Knowles

in Indefinite Visions: Cinema and the Attractions of Uncertainty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474407120
eISBN:
9781474434874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407120.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses contemporary approaches to analogue film, building towards a new theory of materialist film in the context of philosophical perspectives on ‘new materialism’ by writers such as ... More


Interzone Xperimental: Migration and Moving Images

Randall Halle

in The Europeanization of Cinema: Interzones and Imaginative Communities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038457
eISBN:
9780252096334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038457.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the rapid and accelerating technological transformations to film that have been happening in the last decade. These transformations make it anachronistic to speak solely of film ... More


The Music and Sound of Experimental Film

Holly Rogers and Jeremy Barham (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190469894
eISBN:
9780190469931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190469894.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores music- and sound-image relationships in non-mainstream screen repertoire from the earliest examples of experimental audiovisuality to the most recent forms of expanded and digital ... More


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