File avant-garde/avant-garde.0511, message 3


Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2005 23:39:57 -0500
To: avant-garde-AT-lists.driftline.org
Subject: Re: [a-g] SHADOWS, SPECTERS,


so here  we are again  seeking knowledge that is seemingly is 
inaccessible  to all but the initiated  - History does not exist all 
their is is is historiographers

On Nov 5, 2005, at 7:18 PM, Heiko Recktenwald wrote:

> rtsp://gurke.bootlab.org/origine.mp4
>
> Railways.
>
> H.
> malgosia askanas wrote:
>
>> Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2005 16:12:52 -0600
>> Subject: SHADOWS, SPECTERS, SHARDS: Making History in Avant-Garde Film
>> From: Stacy Zellmann <zellm003-AT-umn.edu>
>>
>> Demonstrates how avant-garde films better reflect the complexity of 
>> history
>> than conventional film.
>>
>> SHADOWS, SPECTERS, SHARDS: Making History in Avant-Garde Film
>> Jeffrey Skoller
>> University of Minnesota Press | 264 pages | 2005
>> ISBN 0-8166-4231-1 | hardcover | $74.95
>> ISBN 0-8166-4232-X | paperback | $24.95
>>
>> Shadows, Specters, Shards examines experimental films, including work 
>> by
>> Eleanor Antin, Ernie Gehr, and Jean-Luc Godard, that take up events 
>> such as
>> the Holocaust, Latin American independence struggles, and urban 
>> politics. In
>> his discussion of avant-garde film of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, 
>> Jeffrey
>> Skoller reveals how a nuanced understanding of the past is linked to 
>> the
>> artistry of image making and storytelling.
>>
>> "A passionate and close reading of a body of previously neglected
>> avant-garde films, which in Jeffrey Skoller's hands are revealed to 
>> be at
>> the cutting edge of some of the most significant social and 
>> intellectual
>> debates of the last three decades. Shadows, Specters, Shards is a 
>> timely and
>> provocative contribution to film culture and scholarship." - Yvonne 
>> Rainer
>>
>> For more information, visit the book's webpage:
>> http://www.upress.umn.edu/Books/S/skoller_shadows.html
>>
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Visual Arts and Technologies Environment
Chair of Painting
The Cleveland Institute of Art

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