Fluid Screens, Expanded Cinema (Digital Futures) by Janine Marchessault,Susan Lord

By Janine Marchessault,Susan Lord

As a medium, movie is consistently evolving either in shape and in content material. Fluid displays, elevated Cinema considers the shift from conventional cinema to new frontiers of interactive, performative, and networked media.

Using the theories of Marshall McLuhan and Gilles Deleuze as a kick off point, well known students from the fields of movie idea, communique stories, cultural experiences, and new media idea discover the ways that electronic know-how is reworking modern visible tradition. The essays ponder a sequence of questions: What constitutes the "new" in new media? How are electronic aesthetics varied from movie aesthetics? What new kinds of spectatorship and storytelling, political group, and commodity creation are being enabled during the electronic media?

Using Gene Youngblood's 1970 ebook improved Cinema as an anchor for the amount, Fluid monitors, accelerated Cinema is familiar with the electronic now not easily as a technological shape, but additionally as an event of house and time that's tied to capitalism. this crucial assortment is exclusive in framing a variety of social justice concerns with aesthetic theories of latest electronic monitor tradition that would attract students and multimedia artists ready to wreck new ground.

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