An archeology of Swiss experimental film A comprehensive theoretical book, "Minor Cinema: Experimental Film in Switzerland" traces the evolution of Swiss experimental film addressing the relationships between contemporary art and underground movies, formal and amateur films, video, expanded cinema, and performances, national scene and international influences, with a special focus on how art schools and festivals were decisive for its development.
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What is the significance of gendered identification in relation to artists' moving image? How do women artists grapple with the interlinked narratives of gender discrimination and gender identity in their work? In this groundbreaking book, a diverse range of leading scholars, activists, archivists and artists explore the histories, practices and concerns of women making film and video across the world, from the pioneering German animator Lotte Reiniger, to the influential African American filmmaker Julie Dash and the provocative Scottish contemporary artist Rachel Maclean.
The Sublimity of Document: Cinema as Diorama is a collection of in-depth, substantive interviews with moving-image artists working "avant-doc, that is, making films that explore the territory between documentary and experimental cinema.
Antología de textos de Film Culture (1959-1968)
Transcurriendo en paralelo a las rupturas estéticas de las vanguardias artísticas de principios del siglo XX, el cine experimental investiga el potencial del medio cinematográfico a través de sus posibilidades formales y su trasfondo crítico. Estas prácticas fílmicas interrogan las imágenes y los sonidos tencológicos vindicando un espíritu autodidacta, narraciones atípicas, formulaciones abstractas y temporalidades inusitadas. Radicales libres analiza cincuenta obras fundamentales que constatan el desarrollo de la experimentación desde la década de los años 20 hasta la actualidad.
Telling Invents Told is the first collection of writings by artist and filmmaker Lis Rhodes. It includes the influential essay Whose History? alongside texts from works such as Light Reading, Pictures on Pink Paper and A Cold Draft, together with new and previously unpublished materials. Since the 1970s, Rhodes has been making radical and experimental work that challenges hegemonic narratives and the power structures of language.
Holly Fisher has been active since the mid-sixties as an independent filmmaker, printmaker, teacher, and film editor. Her experimental short works and long-form essay films are explorations in time, memory and perception.
Exploring new and experimental practices with celluloid film in the digital age.
Handmade films stretch back to cinema's beginnings, yet until now their rich history has been neglected. Process Cinema is the first book to trace the development of handmade and hand-processed film in its historical and contemporary contexts, and from a global perspective.
Price:Paperback - 39,95 CADCloth - 130 CAD
Landscape Plus is the first monography on the work of the Spanish-born, Los Angeles-based filmmaker Laida Lertxundi, published in collaboration with fluent.
With essays by Erika Balsom, Anna Mannubens, Laida Lertxundi, and Alejandro Alonso Díaz this book explores the wider practice of the artist, featuring a number of premiered visuals, plus sets of images illustrating her exhibitions, projects, and works. For the first time since Lertxundi began making films, a publication maps her overall practice and allows for enhanced readings that navigate around film-theory, feminism, and subjectivity. As a whole, the book intends to present an essential constellation of Lertxundi’s universe.
The present publication in e-book format is an english translation from the original 1994 edition, now out-of-print, with a new preface by PROSPER HILLAIRET that puts DULAC’s importance and current relevance into perspective, and a foreword by TAMI M. WILLIAMS, president of Domitor – the International Society for the Study of Early Cinema and author of Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations.
English translation by Scott Hammen
Foreword by Tami M. Williams
New preface by Prosper Hillairet