V4 Conference Block
The Active Viewer: “The Use of Multi-Screen Projection in Chelsea Girls and Kitche’s Last Meal
Caleb Andrew Ward
Universtiy of North Carolina Wilmington
Through the use of Multi-screen projection, Andy Warhol and Carolee Schneemann created films that pushed their viewers to see beyond the traditional 2d screen space into the minds of their creators. Multi-screen projection has been around since the 1920’s as a film-making aesthetic. The presentation divulges into the experience these films create.
Going Around the World In the Lady From Shanghai: Trans-media Adaptation In the Work of Orson Welles
University of Wilmington
The Lady from Shanghai (1947) is typically considered an archetypical noir film and one of Orson Welle’s crowning cinematic achievements, yet it also encompasses many elements drawn from Around The World, the Broadway musical Welles had staged the previous year. In turn this presentation explores the similarities and relationship between these two seemingly polarized productions.
GASPAR NOE & TECHNIQUES OF LOOKING
Connor Boyle Cuny-Brooklyn College
In his films Irreversible (2002) and We Fuck Alone (2006), Gaspar Noe employs stylizatiohn to challenge patriachal genre expectations. This paper examines specific techniques emplyed and their implications for feminist anaylsis of the two films.
CINEMA DU CORPS AND AVANT GARDE CINEMATOGRAPHY: THE BRUTAL, CONTEMPORARY FRENCH REVITALIZATION OF EXPERIMENTAL FILM MAKING
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA WILMINGTON
The paper examines the cinema du corps system within contemporary French Cinema, analyzing the cinematographic techniques used within it that are shared and inspired by pioneering avant-garde filmmakers such as Stan Brakhage, Maya Deren, Luis Benuel, Salvador Dali, and Tony Conrad.