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Chance and Change
Global Interchange: The Same but Different
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2013-08)
Praxis is a productive basis for international interchange the diversity and pluralism of critical practice offers an implicit challenge to dominant models. The replication of versions of academic tunnel vision is too ...
Alexander Kluge: Utopian Cinema
Alexander Kluge's films, television programmes and his other diverse activities contribute to a developed understanding of contemporary politics and culture. He took a version of creative critical theory into spheres of ...
A May Day Manifesto
"A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at..." - Oscar Wilde,The Soul of man under socialism, 1891
Girl chewing gum: the time that cinema forgot
(Intellect / Ingenta Connect, 2012-02)
John Smith's Girl Chewing Gum was made in Hackney, East London and shown at the London Film-Makers' Co-op in 1976. Through its wit and imagination this film extended the forms of British avant-garde experimentation that ...
The Theory of Film Practice: Thirty Years Later
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013)
Jean-Luc Godard prefaced his exhibition Voyages en utopie with the explanation that it was an intimate voyage that is permeable to the world s upheavals; it is from the tension between these two poles: autobiographical ...
Soft and Hard: Indications Intimations Implications
(Editions du Centre Pompidou, 2006)
"At a time when television was extending its bravery and its boundaries, when it offered creative space for the world¿s film-makers, when a cinema of ideas was still possible..."