Ex-cinema: from a theory of experimental film and video [Akira Mizuta Lippit]

Flynn, Niall (2013) Ex-cinema: from a theory of experimental film and video [Akira Mizuta Lippit]. Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, 6 . ISSN 2009-4078

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Experimental and avant-garde aesthetics are one of the more demanding areas to grasp in film and media studies; one that challenges notions of subjectivity, spectatorship and medium that seem sound in the contemplation of a wider cinema. It often shares much with other disciplines, as the objects of study themselves look outward to philosophy, art history and cultural theory. Furthermore, it pushes against prescriptive critical attempts to historicise and delineate. But Akira Mizuta Lippit’s recent Ex-Cinema: From a Theory of Experimental Film and Video does not seek to provide another history of experimental cinema. ...

Keywords:experimental cinema, Film studios, Media Theory
Subjects:P Mass Communications and Documentation > P300 Media studies
P Mass Communications and Documentation > P303 Film studies
Divisions:College of Arts
ID Code:26776
Deposited On:05 Apr 2017 10:08

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