A comprehensive resource of key writings on early cinema, addressing filmmaking practice, film form, style and content, and the ways in which silent films were exhibited and understood by their audiences, from the beginnings of film in the late nineteenth century to the coming of sound in the late 1920s.
This anthology examines the expanded field of the moving image in recent art, tracing the genealogies of contemporary moving image work in performance, body art, experimental film, installation and site-specific art from the 1960s onwards.
Special Issue: The politics, processes, and practices of editing. Also includes sections on commissioning, authoring, submission, curation, production, and dissemination.
First screened at Performing Idea, October 2010, as part of the Performance Matters programme. Includes a transcript.