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Technology and Desire: The Transgressive Art of Moving Images

Author
edited by Rania Gaafar, Martin Schulz
Publisher / Label
Intellect Ltd
Country
UK
Language
English
Publication year
2014
Type of publication
Book
Number of pages
350
ISBN
9781841504612

Index

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements   ix
 
Introduction   1
 
Post-medial Technologies of Desire: Performances of Images
Rania Gaafar and Martin Schulz
 
Prelude   23
 
Much Trouble in the Transportation of Souls, or the Sudden Disorganization   
of Boundaries
Anselm Franke
 
Part I: Post-Medial Image Cultures and New Media Philosophies   75
 
Chapter 1: Technical Repetition and Digital Art, or Why the ‘Digital’ 
        in Digital Cinema is not the ‘Digital’ in Digital Technics   77
Mark B. N. Hansen
 
Chapter 2: Arrest and Movement   103
Timothy Druckrey
 
Chapter 3 The Aesthetics of Flow and the Aesthetics of Catharsis   121
Jay David Bolter
 
Chapter 4 Digital Images and Computer Simulations   137
Barbara Flueckiger
 
Chapter 5 Enfolding-Unfolding Aesthetics, or the Unthought   151
        at the Heart of Wood
Laura U. Marks
 
Part II: Fugitive Images and Transmediality   163
 
Chapter 6 Animated and Animating Landscapes: Space Voyages 
        and Time Travel in the Art of Pieter Bruegel the Elder   165
Martin Schulz
 
Chapter 7 Copernicus and I: Revolutions in Perception   195
        and The Powers of Ten
Janet Harbord
 
Chapter 8 Cinema Mise en abyme: Contingencies of the Moving Image   209
Ursula Frohne
 
Chapter 9 Still Life in the Crosshairs, or For an Iconic Turn in Game Studies   229
Thomas Hensel
 
Chapter 10 Out of Image   249
Yvonne Spielmann
 
Part III: Post-Cinematic Desires: Geneaologies   267
        of Anthropomorphic Transgressions
 
Chapter 11 Choreographing the Moving Image: Post-Cinematic Desire 
        and the Politics of Aesthetics   269
Isaac Julien
 
Chapter 12 Desire, Time and Transition in Anthropological Film-making   283
Ute Holl
 
Chapter 13 Longing in Film: Emotions in Images   297
Hinderk M. Emrich
 
Chapter 14 The Fever Curve of the Gaze and the Body as (Image) Medium: 
        Jacques Lacan’s Media Theory of Unconscious Desire   307
Annette Bitsch
 
Part IV: Material Specters and the Lives of Images   325
 
Chapter 15 The Sequence Image between Motion and Stillness   327
Jens Schröter
 
Chapter 16 Gaze and Withdrawal: On the ‘Logic’ of Iconic Structures   341
Dieter Mersch
 
Chapter 17 The Magical Image in Georges Méliès’s Cinema   357
Lorenz Engell
 
Chapter 18 Liminal Spaces: Notes by Film-maker and Artist Malcolm Le Grice   371
Malcolm LeGrice
 
Chapter 19 Transgression: The Ethical Turn and the New Politics – Fatih Akin’s   375
        Cinema and the Multicultural Dilemma
Thomas Elsaesser
 
20 Radicant Spaces of Enunciation: Visual Art, ‘Phenomenotechnique,’ 
     and ‘Criticality’ – Towards a Postcolonial Media(l) Theory   389
Rania Gaafar
 
Biographies of Authors   409