The End, 2018 University of Southern California
The End, Gabriel Leiner
Film Aesthetics, 2018 Georgia State University
Film Aesthetics, Thomas Anderson, Elizabeth Lathrop
Fine Arts Grants Collections
This Grants Collection for Film Aesthetics was created under a Round Eight ALG Textbook Transformation Grant.
Affordable Learning Georgia Grants Collections are intended to provide faculty with the frameworks to quickly implement or revise the same materials as a Textbook Transformation Grants team, along with the aims and lessons learned from project teams during the implementation process.
Documents are in .pdf format, with a separate .docx (Word) version available for download. Each collection contains the following materials:
- Linked Syllabus
- Initial Proposal
- Final Report
Film Aesthetics (Open Course), 2018 Georgia State University
Film Aesthetics (Open Course), Thomas Anderson, Elizabeth Lathrop
Fine Arts Ancillary Materials
This open set of course materials for Film Aesthetics is a downloadable version of a course created for a learning management system. Included are learning modules and a quiz bank based on introductory film concepts including the following topics:
- Narrative Structure and Motifs
- Sound Design
- Visual Effects
Visual Influence And Youth Empowerment, 2018 Lesley University
Visual Influence And Youth Empowerment, Rebecca A. Cote
Lesley University Community of Scholars Day
During adolescence, youth start to look outside of their spheres of family to explore the greater world and they are often left with visual media as the go-to source of information. Media images are contrived to provoke meaning through the use of signs and how they are presented and they manipulate images to impart messages. Youth need to be literate in visual language in order to discern the implied influence.
#Letthemstay: Visual Representations Of Protests And Community Mobilization For Asylum Seekers In Australia, 2018 The University of New South Wales
#Letthemstay: Visual Representations Of Protests And Community Mobilization For Asylum Seekers In Australia, Shirley Hall, Caroline Lenette, Samantha Murray, Connie Chan, Ashley Flannery, Kate Vickery
Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis
The indefinite mandatory detention on the mainland and in offshore processing centers of asylum seekers applying for protection in Australia is particularly controversial due to the government’s notoriously harsh policy. In response, large-scale public protests have been staged across the country in recent years to register popular dissent and convey concerns to decision-makers. However, dominant media representations of protests have historically been largely negative, often cast as ineffectual at best, and at worst, violent clashes that alienate the broader population from the cause in question. This paper outlines a visual analysis of media representations of protests that took place ...
Sundance Film Festival 2018, 2018 Grand View University, Des Moines, Iowa
Sundance Film Festival 2018, John C. Lyden
Journal of Religion & Film
Introduction to the Sundance Film Festival 2018.
Disordered: Conversations About Mental Health And Society, 2018 City University of New York (CUNY)
Disordered: Conversations About Mental Health And Society, Rachel Brown
School of Arts & Sciences Theses
Disordered is a collaborative, participatory street art project designed to destigmatize mental health challenges like depression and anxiety, and reframe health as a societal issue. Through social practice and guerrilla strategies, Disordered intervenes in public spaces, creating conversations, stickers and metal signs to inspire personal, social and political transformations.
Rodcon, Flier, 2018, 2018 University of Northern Iowa
Rodcon, Flier, 2018, University Of Northern Iowa. Rod Library.
Saturday, April 7th, 2018
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Flier used in promotion of the event.
Vesuvius At Home, 2017 University of Colorado, Boulder
Vesuvius At Home, Christin Elizabeth Turner
Art Practices MFA Theses
Vesuvius At Home is a 14-minute experimental essay film that de-contextualizes Pompeii as a site of personal mythology and memory; beginning with a VHS tape of third-graders re-enacting The Fall of Pompeii in 1993.
The Horse's Ass: A Survey Of Comediology, 2017 University of New Orleans
The Horse's Ass: A Survey Of Comediology, William M. Fisk
University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations
What is comedy? Can someone learn to be funny? Are there rules or guidelines for the production of laughter, the universal language? This paper, which outlines an investigation of successful comedians and the production of a short film, determines to aggregate as many of the relevant prerequisites of inducing giggles as possible, especially as they relate to the audiovisual medium of cinema.
Safeguarding For The Future: Managing Born-Digital Collections In Museums, 2017 Seton Hall University
Safeguarding For The Future: Managing Born-Digital Collections In Museums, Kimberly Kruse
Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)
Over the past few decades, advancements in technology have changed society entirely. Every bit of information about world news, popular culture, and art is just a tap of a touchscreen away. So many aspects of the contemporary world have become digitized so that it was only a matter of time before museums would have to face the issue of born-digital media in their collections. From videos to web-based art, museums have to tackle how to save this new form of cultural heritage. Museums have to do so now before it gets lost forever. The challenge of born-digital objects lies in ...
« Je Suis Fier D’Amener ‘Mon Soleil’ Dans La Bd Universelle. » Entretien Avec Barly Baruti, 2017 University of Western Ontario
« Je Suis Fier D’Amener ‘Mon Soleil’ Dans La Bd Universelle. » Entretien Avec Barly Baruti, Alain Agnessan
Interview de Barly Baruti par directeur de ce numéro, Alain Agnessan
Les Nouveaux Territoires De L’Istoriographie. Se Dessiner À Partir D’Une Faille., 2017 University of Western Ontario
Les Nouveaux Territoires De L’Istoriographie. Se Dessiner À Partir D’Une Faille., Alain Agnessan
La fiction –non plus uniquement le roman –istorique ou istoriographique, entend investir, par le truchement d'une subjectivité qui se sait complexe et hétérogène, les failles d'un présent qui demeure aussi, sinon beaucoup plus, fuligineux que le passé. Parce que l'istor, ce témoin et cet agent oculaire, ramène au voir, aux politiques du visible, je bifurquerai contrairement à Emmanuel Bouju, vers un ailleurs du domaine littéraire : la bande dessinée. L'exercice permettra de déceler les stratégies grâce auxquelles un istor graphique donne de voir son soi immobilisé et fragmenté dans les failles d'un présent chaotique et continument ...
On Affame Bien Les Rats D’Abdelaziz Mouride : « Les Années De Plomb » Au Maroc Dans Un Bédé - Reportage, 2017 Université Mohammed 1, Oudja, Maroc
On Affame Bien Les Rats D’Abdelaziz Mouride : « Les Années De Plomb » Au Maroc Dans Un Bédé - Reportage, Chourouq Nasri
Dans cet article, je propose de remettre en question les clichés sur la bande dessinée et d’explorer la façon dont ce livre permet la transmission d’une mémoire dont les dimensions sont à la fois personnelles et collectives. Même si les événements (résistance, torture, enlèvement, incarcération, assassinats, etc.) que le livre évoque sont derrière nous, cette bande dessinée est un témoin privilégié de l’histoire et de l’évolution de notre société. Mouride explore une nouvelle forme de récit historique et nous invite à conduire une réflexion sur notre propre histoire. Son ouvrage est à la fois historique, artistique ...
On Capturing The Ineffable: A Moment From Experimental Film "59.10", 2017 Southern Adventist University
On Capturing The Ineffable: A Moment From Experimental Film "59.10", Henry Leslie Foster Ii
The STEAM Journal
This artwork is a still from “59,” an experimental film installation I created with the following restrictions: I had to direct eleven 59-second films in eleven months with eleven collaborating artists, none of whom could be cis men.In the resulting project, we used film and those eleven short moments to capture our unique, fragile experiences. We explored everything from the way in which facets of personality drift in and out of the subconscious to the beautiful, mercurial nature of gender.
Post-Representational Presence: Disruptive Actions & Visibility Politics In New Media, 2017 City University of New York (CUNY)
Post-Representational Presence: Disruptive Actions & Visibility Politics In New Media, Christian Hendricks
School of Arts & Sciences Theses
This text is a written component to a master’s thesis in the fine arts. It is a research-intensive text that conventionally examines contemporary conditions of politics and modes of representation, and analyzes the most innovative artists and visual producers working in these areas. However, the text also includes exercise modules with “challenges” for the reader, similar to a textbook. In the modules, the examples provided are works of my own. I also include text, images, and documentation of my own work from my MFA thesis exhibition.
[For The System, Alternate Title: If It Sort Of Looks Like A Duck: Reflecting On Bad Photographs And Chains Of Custody], Jodi Kearns, Brian C. O'Connor
Proceedings from the Document Academy
Though the system will not permit it, our abstract is an out-of-focus photograph of ducks at 1900 pixels wide and black and white, which is approximately 20% the size of the original color photograph we use for our title. By most technical standards, it is a bad picture. Straightening the horizon, cropping the image to emphasize the two foremost ducks, brightening the image to highlight the feet, and adding a caption that indicates activity might yield a “better” picture for some viewers. This piece captures nearly 20 years of conversations about good and bad pictures, and continues the conversation from ...
Magical Realism And Film: A Look At Midnight’S Children, 2017 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College
Magical Realism And Film: A Look At Midnight’S Children, Jeff Floss
Magical Realism, arguably one of the most important literary forms to develop in the 20th century, is rarely discussed as a film genre, though there are notable film adaptations of magical realist novels. This thesis explores the film adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children to demonstrate how a magical realist novel may be adapted to a visual form, and still maintain the aesthetic sensibilities—and political implications—of the literary original. Drawing on film adaptation studies, close reading, and film analysis, the thesis argues that film can be an effective magical realist genre, even if the conventions of ...
Pink Is The New Bull: The Feminization Of Pit Bulls In Visual And Literary Discourses As A Rescue Tactic, 2017 Kennesaw State University
Pink Is The New Bull: The Feminization Of Pit Bulls In Visual And Literary Discourses As A Rescue Tactic, Stephanie Hogue
Master of Arts in American Studies Capstones
Since the 1980s, pit bulls have been portrayed in a raced, classed, and gendered national discourse that has associated them with minority males of color in low-income urban areas. This discourse has led to a villianization of the breed that has resulted in restrictions on pit bulls and their owners. This project seeks to explore the raced, classed, and gendered representations of pit bulls in cultural productions and the nuanced ways in which the intersectional identities ascribed to pit bulls have impacted their status as acceptable pets in the United States.
I aim to demonstrate that through visual and literary ...
Literary And Cinematic Representations Of Neoliberal Forms Of Contemporary Violence In Latin America With Special Interest In Mexico And Colombia, 2017 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Literary And Cinematic Representations Of Neoliberal Forms Of Contemporary Violence In Latin America With Special Interest In Mexico And Colombia, Ivan De Jesus Iglesias
Theses and Dissertations
In the last decades, with an increased rhythm and greater intensity, the so-called neoliberal violence has come to play a relevant role within the history of world societies. The Latin American institutional, political, social, and economic changes of the 1970’s and 1980’s, especially those produced under dictatorships, contributed to create the conditions for the implementation of the processes of economic liberalization and global market as part of the concept of institutional modernization and cultural globalization that gave rise to the neoliberal mentality. In this context, neoliberalism becomes hegemonic as a mode of discourse and is incorporated into the ...