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Training Ground; avoiding the trap of structural materialist film

Klee, Steve A. (2011) Training Ground; avoiding the trap of structural materialist film. In: Aernout Mik: Communitas. Stedelijk Museum Steidl, Gottingen Germany, pp. 149-158. ISBN 978-3-86930-297-3. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:31589)

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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 Visual Arts > N Visual arts (General). For photography, see TR
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of Music and Fine Art
Depositing User: S. Klee
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2012 18:36 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 09:34 UTC
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