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From Sensation to Synaesthesia in Film and New Media

Author
Edited by Rossella Catanese, Francesca Scotto Lavina and Valentina Valente
Publisher / Label
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Country
UK
Language
English
Publication year
2019
Type of publication
Book
Number of pages
256
ISBN
9781527519244

Index

TABLE OF CONTENTS
List of Figures............................................................... viii
Acknowledgements ....................................................... x

Introduction ............................................................... 1
Rossella Catanese, Francesca Scotto Lavina, Valentina Valente

First Section: Perception

Chapter One .......................................................... 16
Affect in Perception: Cinematic Fascination and Enactive Emotions
Enrico Carocci
Chapter Two ....................................................... 32
The Magic of Cinema: Perception, Cognition and Empathy
in the Cinematic Vision
Chiara Castelli
Chapter Three ....................................................... 44
Color Outside the Lines: Animating a Model of Synaesthesia
Jennifer M. Barker

Chapter Four ....................................................... 58
The Sublime Spittle of the Opera Singer
André Gaudreault, Philippe Marion
Chapter Five ....................................................... 72
The Theatricality of Alain Resnais’ Films: ‘Mèlo’ and ‘Smoking/
No Smoking’
Valentina Valente
 
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Second Section: Movement

Chapter Six ................................................... 86
Mechanical Sensations: Étienne-Jules Marey, Charles Frémont
and the Issue of Automatism
Linda Bertelli
Chapter Seven ...................................................... 102
‘The Underlying Gesture’: Towards the Notion of Gesture
in Jean d’Udine and Sergei Eisenstein
Irina Schulzki
Chapter Eight ........................................................... 116
Film as Synaesthetic Object: The Affective Sensorimotor Coupling
of Cinematic Image
Francesca Scotto Lavina
Third Section: Senses

Chapter Nine ....................................................... 132
Olfactory Experience and the Exploration of Space in Cinema:
Alexander Sokurov’s ‘Alexandra’ and Jan Jakub Kolski’s ‘Jasminum’
Malgorzata Bugaj
Chapter Ten ............................................................ 143
Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin: Cinematic Clash of Affection
and Surface
Laura Jacob

Chapter Eleven ........................................................... 151
The Electricity of Blue Roses: Shorting the Senses and Sensing Film
Mood in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
Saige Walton

Chapter Twelve ...................................................... 167
Dust Gets in Your Eyes: Representations of Dust and Debris
in Documentary Film and Video from Mainland China
Mariagrazia Costantino
 
From Sensation to Synaesthesia in Film and New Media vii
Fourth Section: Abstractions

Chapter Thirteen .................................................... 182
“The Murmur of Existence”: Siegfried Kracauer between Aural
and Visual Noise
Tommaso Isabella

Chapter Fourteen ............................................. 193
The Poly-expressive Symphony: Futurism and the Moving Image
Rossella Catanese

Chapter Fifteen .................................................... 205
From Painting to Film: Abstract Cinema and Synaesthesia
Marie Rebecchi
Fifth Section: New Media and Media Art

Chapter Sixteen ................................................. 218
A Return to the Techniques of the Body: On the Reenactments
of Zoe Beloff
Christa Blümlinger
Chapter Seventeen .............................................. 229
Inventing the Senses: Polish New Media Art and Synaesthesia
in ’60s-’80s
Karol Jóźwiak

Chapter Eighteen .................................................. 238
The Sensory Experience of Drone Piloting in Omer Fast’s
‘Five Thousand Feet is the Best’
Calvin Fagan
About the Authors .............................................. 249