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Camera Obscura (1984) 4 (3 (12)): 18–39.
Published: 01 December 1984
... © 1984 by Camera Obscura 1984 Leaving the 20th Century Leaving the 20th Century: Interview with Max Almy Camera Obscura: Could you talk a little about your first major project, the ILove You tape? Max Almy: Sure. The I Love You tape was originally intended for four monitors...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (1 (37)): 92–122.
Published: 01 January 1996
... are semantically dense. Kaja Silverman: The film's images are unlike any we have seen before. Most of them were shot in video, then reshot in 35mm as they played on video monitors. Often, but not always, two monitors are shown together. Because the 35mm image is always larger than the video images, those...
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Camera Obscura (1984) 4 (3 (12)): 3–17.
Published: 01 December 1984
...Denise Mann © 1984 by Camera Obscura 1984 Modem Sexuahty (1979) Staggering Toward Modern Times: The Video Art of Max Almy DeniJe Man n Max Almy’s video art moves from the highly personal, low-tech, black and white multi-monitor performance piece to that of the multi-layered...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 1–35.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of desire. An early scene, for example, depicts Ledgard s voyeuristic ritual of watching Vicente on the massive security monitor in his study in a way that seems at first to be an unremarkable enactment of classical modes of filmic suture: Ledgard enters the study, which shares a wall with the room where...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (3 (69)): 81–109.
Published: 01 December 2008
... without complicated and expensive editing equipment. In her first project,Noise (1972), Benglis taped herself and her friends holding largely unintelligible conversations in front of a monitor playing a tape of another moni- tor, on which previously taped conversations played. The telescop...
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Camera Obscura (1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 28–49.
Published: 01 September 1985
... and a delusion-he is shown three images at once. Sitting on the seat activates a monitor with a local television show on one screen, while on a second, he sees an image, not of himself, although he too is being filmed-but of another spectator who, in turn, sees a third-communication...
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Camera Obscura (1977) 1 (2 (2)): 105–114.
Published: 01 September 1977
...; then variousdiscussionsabout the pho- tograph and another picture of a demonstra- tion in France which she intended to contrast with the photograph from Portugal. In that segment, shots of Odette and the newspaper- man watching the film on a TV monitor alter- nate with shots of the two of them...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (3 (57)): 57–91.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Lucas Hilderbrand Camera Obscura 2004 Lucas Hilderbrand is a PhD candidate in cinema studies at New York University and a programmer for MIX: The New York Lesbian and Gay Experimental Film/Video Festival. Framed in front of a staticky TV monitor, Karen’s subjectivity is influenced...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 101–127.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the burden they lay on the self to be vigilant, to be its own monitor- ing device, and to practice self-­respect through self-­reflection. The increasing sexual austerity that Foucault carefully traces in The Care of the Self  “takes the form, not of a tightening of the code that defined prohibited...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (3 (54)): 119–129.
Published: 01 December 2003
... lying flat on the floor and, kneeling over it, strenu- ously slurped the water off. This action, which was repeated for thirty to forty-five minutes at a time, was captured by a stationary video camera, and the image was projected both on a monitor outside the gallery and onto a screen behind...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2001
... video performance, contains the following proposition: I am dramatizing the performance aspect of human behavior by reading a script in front of this video monitor. Individuals play at being themselves in order to realize themselves, so in a sense, all...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 187–213.
Published: 01 May 2021
... when we enter the dim room: one big central screen surrounded by fourteen little monitors. Similar to Patatutopia , the work is at the same time an homage to and a détournement of a traditional altarpiece. Of the work, Varda wrote, “I had certainly thought of early paintings with a predella composed...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 57–90.
Published: 01 May 1992
... damaging underlying struct~res Gradually, more surgeons are combining a video camera, video re- corder, and high-resolution video monitor with laser laparoscopy. Here a view of the operating field (what the surgeon sees through the lapa- roscope) is projected onto the video monitor...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (3 (54)): 3–38.
Published: 01 December 2003
... displayed via live feed on three contiguous, masked video monitors), and Wendy Clarke’s The Elephant (which let participants draw their own profiles while looking into two monitors, one showing their profiles, the other revealing their efforts at drawing). It is easy to see why Milano described...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 146–153.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and Film and as a professor in the School of Theatre, Television, and Film at San Diego State University. She is the author of annual studies monitoring the employment and representation of women on-screen and behind the scenes in film (“Celluloid Ceiling”) and prime-time television (“Boxed In”), as well...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 244–246.
Published: 01 May 1992
..., forthcoming 1994) and co-producer (with Brian Goldfarb) of Monitoring Medical Imaging, an interactive multimedia series for nonmedical-professional users. Scott Chesnut is computer graphics designer and media programmer for the Dartmouth Medical School Interactive Media Laboratory. He developed all...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 1–33.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Subject matter is scrutinized in a tiered censorship sys- tem monitored by the production and distribution house Farabi Cinema Foundation under the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance (Ershad). The most recent trend in the industry is a relaxation of controls, due in part to the challenges...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (2 (56)): 75–103.
Published: 01 September 2004
... seduced into a contra- dictory complicity with the film’s aestheticization of bodies and, through them, of violence. From the repeated images of eyes, lifeless or distanced by various lenses (cameras, television monitors, still photos, micro- scopes, mirrors, screens, and doorways...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 162–167.
Published: 01 September 1990
... is made up of nine identical screens forming a rectangle with the same height-width ratio as the images. The monitors are hooked up to nine video playback machines, each playing a different tape. Thus, from a “readable” montage, shapes begin to waver, to float...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (1 (103)): 39–75.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., and a TV monitor to witness Intimate Connections: Alternative Communication Threads in Nina Sobell s Video Performances and Installations (1974 82) Cristina Albu Camera Obscura 103, Volume 35, Number 1 doi 10.1215/02705346-8085111 © 2020 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University Press 39 40 Camera...