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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (3 (63)): 153–156.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Robin Blaetz Camera Obscura 2006 Robin Blaetz is an associate professor and chair of the Film Studies Program at Mount Holyoke College. She has written Visions of the Maid: Joan of Arc in American Film and Culture (2001) and is completing an anthology titled Women's Experimental...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 169–179.
Published: 01 December 2012
... on the particularities of the town where EXPRMNTL took place, most notably its casino, exposing how and why Knokke was such fertile ground for the international film avant-garde to explode during EXPRMNTL 4, a festival that left its mark on all subsequent debates about experimental film. It showed, as no other event has...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 137–147.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Tess Takahashi This article examines the legacy of issues of representation in the International Experimental Media Congress held in Toronto in April of 2010, twenty years after the contentious 1989 International Experimental Film Congress. On the surface, the two events embraced the same stated...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 105–117.
Published: 01 December 2021
... scholarship in the 1980s and 1990s. Her structure and style in these films draw on the tools of both conventional historical documentaries and experimental film. Offering an astonishing range of evidence, Hammer creatively presents queer plenty from the margins of the archive. Through this evidence, Hammer...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 1–31.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Sara Saljoughi This article examines the problem of collectivity in Forugh Farrokhzad's The House Is Black ( Khaneh siah ast , Iran, 1962), an experimental film set in a leper colony in northwestern Iran. Focusing on the film's experiments with form, the article explores how the development of new...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 101–135.
Published: 01 December 2012
... together a wide range of genders and bodies on-screen, all the while showing profound love and respect for the 1970s feminist legacy. The article takes this new queer work as an invitation and a provocation to reassess Barbara Hammer's short experimental films of the 1970s and the larger cultural-feminist...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 145–149.
Published: 01 September 2021
... reenactment of the highly gendered role that the filmmaker Stan Brakhage cast Schneemann to play in his short experimental film Cat's Cradle (1959). It considers the way she understood home and homeland as two interlocking fronts in the ongoing battle over how gender is encoded and enacted. It concludes...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 129–135.
Published: 01 December 2021
... in New York City. Sachs initially discusses her experiences making Carolee, Barbara and Gunvor (US, 2018), which includes Hammer, the conceptual and performance artist Carolee Schneemann, and the experimental filmmaker Gunvor Nelson. She then discusses her 2019 film, A Month of Single Frames , which uses...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (1 (112)): 81–101.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Tim Ridlen Abstract Finch College was a small women's liberal arts college located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan open from 1900 to 1975. The Contemporary Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art held a number of important exhibitions for conceptual art, experimental media, and film organized...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 89–103.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Stratman Maya Deren women and experimental film women's art and legacies The title of Deborah Stratman's 2019 Vever (for Barbara) announces the film's homage to the work of two experimental filmmakers and predecessors: Maya Deren and Barbara Hammer. The vever of the title refers to a drawn...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 1–27.
Published: 01 September 2015
... female performer and, in some cases, a pop music sound track; these films include COSMIC RAY (1961), VIVIAN (1964), EASTER MORNING RAGA (1966), and THE WHITE ROSE (1967). This essay examines a work by Conner that combines all of these elements, 1966's BREAKAWAY, an experimental dance film he made...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (3 (111)): 31–57.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Ekin Pinar Abstract This article considers how the temporality at work in Chick Strand's film Mosori Monika (US, 1970) breaks with the patriarchal, colonial, and capitalist narratives of genealogy, progress, and production. In Mosori Monika , an experimental ethnographic film that documents...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 December 2019
... representative film, Sacrificed Youth (青春祭, 1985), exploring its complicated negotiation with the socialist legacy and new post-Mao discourses. With a highly subjective and documentary experimental style, the film articulates a double critique of political and cultural uniformity during the Cultural Revolution...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 29–61.
Published: 01 September 2017
... challenges to industrial and generic hegemony. A series of case studies demonstrates that individual mainstream alt-porn films, despite their corporate production model, may not be antithetical to the subgenre's antiestablishment origins. Frequently adapting self-reflexive strategies from experimental...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (3 (84)): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Lucy Fischer More than fifty years after the death of experimental filmmaker Maya Deren on 13 October 1961, this essay attempts to grapple with her complex legacy. While numerous scholars have already provided in-depth studies of Deren's films, writings, and biography, this article seeks to take...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 84–87.
Published: 01 December 2021
... in the city's experimental film community and in the burgeoning queer media scene. She was a respected elder, but her work was of the moment. Her first feature-length film, Nitrate Kisses (US, 1992), caused a stir with its sex scene featuring older lesbians, among other stagings of sex-positivity. The film...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 184–191.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Jackie Hatfield Camera Obscura 2006 Jackie Hatfield is an artist and writer. She is coeditor of the Experimental Film and Video, An Anthology and works for the University of Dundee as a postdoctoral research fellow on “Rewind: Artists' Video in the Seventies and Eighties.” Tamara...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (1 (64)): 194–196.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Lynne Sachs Camera Obscura 2007 Lynne Sachs makes experimental and documentary films, videos, installations, and Web projects that expose the limits of verbal language by complementing it with complex emotional and visual imagery. She lives in Brooklyn and teaches alternative media...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 137–139.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Hanson (2020). The grant applicants and recipients represent a wide range of understandings of the term lesbian , a measure of Barbara's living legacy. Working with Barbara was inspiring. She was a fountain of knowledge; she had so much history—the history of experimental film, of women's avant...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 118–133.
Published: 01 September 1995
... experimental film. SM: Your combination of the personality of your voice, and the exciting, often witty, barrage of image, sound, and visual text suggests two traditions of American avant-garde film: personal, “diary’’ film; and the more “postmodern” involvement with images of images and images...