New PDF release: Experimental Film and Anthropology

By Arnd Schneider, Caterina Pasqualino

ISBN-10: 0857854429

ISBN-13: 9780857854421

Experimental movie and Anthropology urges a brand new discussion among probably separate fields. The publication explores the sensible and theoretical demanding situations bobbing up from experimental movie for anthropology, and vice versa, via a few touch zones: trance, feelings and the senses, materiality and time, non-narrative content material and montage. Experimental movie and cinema are understood during this e-book as vast, inclusive different types masking many technical codecs and ancient traditions, to enquire the possibility of new universal practices.

An overseas variety of popular anthropologists, movie students and experimental film-makers have interaction in shiny dialogue and supply very important new insights for all scholars and students concerned with generating their very own motion pictures. it will be fundamental analyzing for college students and students in various disciplines together with anthropology, visible anthropology, visible tradition and picture and media studies.

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Experimental movie and Anthropology urges a brand new discussion among doubtless separate fields. The booklet explores the sensible and theoretical demanding situations bobbing up from experimental movie for anthropology, and vice versa, via a couple of touch zones: trance, feelings and the senses, materiality and time, non-narrative content material and montage.

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These landscapes in fusion, it’s the logic of a world that reveals itself. 52 The viewer seems occasionally to sense the contours of a landscape (which Lefrant saw from his window), but can never be quite sure, as the trained vision habits—trained on and by narrative-realist cinema conventions—are continually disturbed through the flickering rhythm and quickly changing forms and colors. In a similar vein, Unearth by Karthik Pandian (2009), the artwork which we chose for the cover of this book, strikingly epitomizes many issues at the intersection between experimental film and anthropology: the film strip (recording material) is exposed, partly buried, but also unearthed or extracted from the earth (in this case an ancient site of indigenous Americans near St.

By kind permission and courtesy of Stiftung F. C. Gundlach and S. Fischer Stiftung. A. 18 Importantly, for the photofilms Mau shot stills different than in her previous photographic work, and also appreciated Fichte’s obvious talent at the genre: It’s completely different when one takes photos one by one as singular images, or when one makes photos for a film. There are photos I would never make, if it wasn’t for a film. For instance, the woman in the dockworkers film who stands in a very humble kitchen and makes sandwiches for her husband.

The past would thus be reconstructed from fragments of lived experiences mixed with fantastical elements. 32. Cf. Jerzy Grotowski, La Lignée organique au théâtre et dans le rituel: Conférence et cours, 2 CD MP3 (Paris: Livre Qui Parle, Collection Collège de France, 2008). Antonin Artaud, The Peyote Dance (orig. Les Tarahumara) (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1975). ” See Antonin Artaud, “Le théatre de la cruauté (premier manifeste)” in Le théatre et son double (Paris: Gallimard, 1938), 7.

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