[spectre] Publication Announcement | Movie Circuits:
diana.mccarty at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 19:32:57 CET 2019
Greetings all & Menotti,
Speaking as a former film projectionist, film programmer, cosmic
adviser and film fan,
I'm really curious about this publication...
"The indisciplinary experience of curators and projectionists provides
... " made me look into it, but at 95 euros,
I'd hesitate to even steal such a tome! There is also a line about a
crisis in film (movies?) which I don't see at all.
Anyhow, if somebody does buy, steal, pirate a copy, please let me know
what you think!
All the best,
> From: Gabriel Menotti <gabriel.menotti at gmail.com>
> Subject: [spectre] Publication Announcement | Movie Circuits:
> Curatorial Approaches to Cinema Technology | Amsterdam University
> Dear all,
> With the usual apologies for spamming, I'm happy to share with you the
> release of Movie Circuits: Curatorial Approaches to Cinema Technology, a
> book on rogue cinemas, practice-led research, and a hint of philosophy of
> The table of contents and full introduction ('Blind Optics') can be
> downloaded from the publisher's website. In case it might interest your
> institution, there is a 20% discount code for ordering it from them in the
> first two months: ?Pub_MovieCircuits?
> * * *
> *Movie Circuits*
> Curatorial Approaches to Cinema Technology
> By Gabriel Menotti
> Movie Circuits attempts to grasp media in the making. It delves into the
> underbelly of cinema in order to explore how images circulate and apparatus
> crystallize across different material formations. The indisciplinary
> experience of curators and projectionists provides a means to suspend
> traditional film studies and engage with the medium as it happens, as a
> continuing, self-differing mess. From contemporary art exhibitions to
> pirate screenings, research and practice come together in a vibrant form of
> media scholarship, built from the angle of cinema?s functionaries ? a call
> to reinvent the medium from within.
> Gabriel Menotti is a lecturer in Film and Multimedia at UFES (Brazil). He
> holds a PhD from Goldsmiths (University of London).
> February 2019
> 210 pages, 21 b/w illustrations
> ISBN 978 90 8964 890 7
> e-ISBN 978 90 4852 754 0
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