Klee, S. A (2011) Training Ground; avoiding the trap of structural materialist film. In: Aernout Mik: Communitas. Stedelijk Museum Steidl, Gottingen Germany, pp. 149-158. ISBN 9783869302973. (Access to this publication is restricted)
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The text represents the fruition of research into the politics of structural/materialist film. I argued that although Mik’s videos are superficially similar to the films produced by these avant-garde forbears they manage to avoid ‘the trap’ into which structural/materialism fell. This trap related to the way s/m film, ultimately, creates a ‘closed’ subject position for its spectators.
|Item Type:||Book section|
|Uncontrolled keywords:||Structural materialist film; Aernout Mik; video; art; Ranciere|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
|Divisions:||Faculties > Humanities > School of Arts > Fine Art|
|Depositing User:||Steve Klee|
|Date Deposited:||11 Oct 2012 18:36|
|Last Modified:||20 Feb 2013 16:37|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/31589 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|