The Sharpest Point: Animation at the End of Cinema

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Chris Gehman, Steve Reinke
YYZ Books, 2005 - Art - 287 pages
Editors Chris Gehman and Steve Reinke bring together a collection of critical essays and artists' projects that is indispensable to anyone who, in this new digital era, has begun to question the modern cinematic experience.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgements
5
Fleischer Morphs Harlem
27
From Image Streams to Modular Media
49
The Dream Life of Technology
74
The Art of Tabaimo
85
William Kentridges Drawings for Projection
96
An Olfactory View
126
Animation and New Media
138
An Unanswered Question
179
VideoIntermediaAnimation
189
Animated Image Animated Music
198
Demoscene and Digital Culture
206
Our Town
227
Animating the Jitter and Tilt of Erotic Anguish
240
Scratchatopia
256
The Moschops
270

I blacked out and had some very vivid dreams
152

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About the author (2005)

Steve Reinke has exhibited widely, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Centre Pompidou, the Tate, the National Gallery, International Film Festival Rotterdam and the New York Video Festival. He is the co-editor, with Tom Taylor, of Lux: A Decade of Artists' Film and Video and, with Chris Gehman, the forthcoming The World is a Cartoon: Artists' Animation at the End of Cinema . He lives in Toronto and wherever he happens to find employment (most recently Chicago and Los Angeles).

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