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Author Lippit, Akira Mizuta.

Title Ex-cinema : from a theory of experimental film and video / Akira Mizuta Lippit
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 189 pages) : illustrations
Contents Exergue ex-cinema -- Out of the blue (ex nihilo) -- Extimacy: outside time and super-realist cinema -- Cinemnesis: Martin Arnold's memory apparatus -- The rhetoric of images, of the unimaginable -- Derrida, specters, self-reflection -- (Parenthesis: video ergo sum) -- Digesture: gestures without bodies -- Extract Matthias Müller -- Revisionary cinema
Summary What does it mean for film and video to be experimental? In this collection of essays framed by the concept "ex-"--Meaning from, outside, and no longer-Akira Mizuta Lippit explores the aesthetic, technical, and theoretical reverberations of avant-garde film and video. Ex-Cinema is a sustained reflection on the ways in which experimental media artists move outside the conventions of mainstream cinema and initiate a dialogue on the meaning of cinema itself
Notes Includes index
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Subject Experimental films -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012010874
ISBN 0520953916 (electronic bk.)
9780520953918 (electronic bk.)