Moving images : from Edison to the webcam / edited by John Fullerton and Astrid Söderbergh Widding.

Published
  • Sydney, Australia : John Libbey c2000
Physical description
xiii, 201 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 1864620544
Notes
  • "Outcome of a conference held in the Department of Cinema Studies at Stockholm University from 6-9 December 1998"--Foreword.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. The Apparatus -- Unaltered to Date: Developing 35mm Film -- Paul C. Spehr 3 -- Seeing Seeing: Hermann von Helmholtz and the Invention of the Ophthalmoscope -- Oliver Gaycken 29 -- On Fairies and Technologies -- Frank Kessler 39 -- Seeing in the Dark: Early X-ray Imaging and Cinema -- Solveig Jiilich 47 -- The Bolex Motion Picture Camera -- Carlos Bustamante 59 -- 2. The Observer -- Sore Society: The Dissolution of the Image and the Assimilation of the Trauma -- Bent Fausing 69 -- Closing In: Telescopes, Early Cinema, and the Technological Conditions of -- De-distancing -- Jan Holmberg 83 -- 'We Partake, as it Were, of His Life': The Status of the Visual in Early -- Ethnographic Film -- Alison Griffiths 91 -- Architectonics of Seeing: Architecture as Moving Images -- Pelle Snickars 111 -- Submerged Landscapes of the Postmodern Body: Surface, Text, Commodity -- Jay Moman 121 -- 3. The Domestic Sphere -- Weather Porn and the Battle for Eyeballs: Promoting Digital Television in the USA and UK -- William Boddy 133 -- Stereotyping a Competitor: Images of Television in Spanish Cinema in the 1960s -- Valeria Camporesi 149 -- Video Pleasure and Narrative Cinema: Luc Besson's The Fifth Element and Video Game Logic -- Warren Buckland 159 -- Space and Character Representation in Interactive Narratives -- Bjbrn Thuresson 165 -- Lurking and Looking: Webcams and the Construction of Cybervisuality -- Sheila C. Murphy 173 -- Visual Diaries: Revival of a Documentary Form in Digital Culture -- Ake Walldius 181 -- The Interactive Filmmaker's Challenge -- Christopher Hales 187.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Conference publication
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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