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Cinematic Intermediality: Theory and Practice

Kim Knowles and Marion Schmid


As a fundamentally hybrid medium, cinema has always been defined by its interactions with other art forms such as painting, sculpture, photography, performance and dance. Taking the in-between nature of the cinematic medium as its starting point, this collection of essays maps out new directions for understanding the richly diverse ways in which artists and filmmakers draw on and reconfigure the other arts in their creative practice. From pre-cinema to the digital era, from avant-garde to world cinema, and from the projection room to the gallery space, the contributors critically explore what ... More

Keywords: Intermediality, Avant-garde cinema, World cinema, Installation, Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Performance, Dance, Moving image practice

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Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781474446341
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446341.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kim Knowles, editor
University of Aberystwyth

Marion Schmid, editor
University of Edinburgh

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Kim Knowles and Marion Schmid

Part 1 Mapping the Interzone

Part 2 The Intermedial Avant-gardes

Part 3 Technology, Apparatus, Affect

Part 4 Intermedial Creation

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