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The Moving Image Without Photography
Gregory Zinman, Georgia Tech

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Making Images Move: Handmade Cinema and the Other Arts (Book)
Title: Making Images Move: Handmade Cinema and the Other Arts
Author: Gregory Zinman
Abstract: Making Images Move reveals a new history of cinema by uncovering its connections to other media and art forms. In this richly illustrated volume, Gregory Zinman explores how moving-image artists who worked in experimental film pushed the medium toward abstraction through a number of unconventional filmmaking practices, including painting and scratching directly on the film strip; deteriorating film with water, dirt, and bleach; and applying materials such as paper and glue. This book provides a comprehensive history of this tradition of “handmade cinema” from the early twentieth century to the present, opening up new conversations about the production, meaning, and significance of the moving image. From painted film to kinetic art, and from psychedelic light shows to video synthesis, Gregory Zinman recovers the range of forms, tools, and intentions that make up cinema’s shadow history, deepening awareness of the intersection of art and media in the twentieth century, and anticipating what is to come.
Year: 2020
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Publisher: University of California Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780520302730
Copy sent to NEH?: No

Handmade Cinema (Web Resource)
Title: Handmade Cinema
Author: Gregory Zinman
Abstract: A digital companion to Making Images Move—site that lets you explore the world of artisanal moving image production by providing information on the practices and themes of a sampling of the field’s major figures. “Handmade Cinema” is designed for you to quickly glean the many connections between artists, their ideas, and the media they used.
Year: 2020
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