Machine Space: videos to accompany the thesis 'The spatial cinema: an encounter between Lefebvre and the moving image'

Connolly, Stephen (2019) Machine Space: videos to accompany the thesis 'The spatial cinema: an encounter between Lefebvre and the moving image'. [Data Collection]

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Machine Space is an essay film that explores the city of Detroit as a space of movement and circulation. This city is negotiated in the moving image as a palimpsest of maps, spatial metrics and automotive infrastructure; illustrating the material and discursive layers that have constructed this now post-industrial metropolis. This is a city where, in the words of the urban thinker Henri Lefebvre,

This practice-as-research doctoral project explores an interface of Lefebvre's 'production of space' with the cinema; as visual artefact, a phenomenological document; and as media exhibited in a screening space. The result is a productive discourse of 'Spatial Cinema.'

Uncontrolled keywords: Film, cinema, space, landscape, artists film, essay film, Lefebvre, Urban Studies, Detroit, Michigan, materialism, cartography, maps, aerial photography, redlining, people mover, Stephen Connolly, Marsha Music, Julia Yezbick
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
T Technology > TR Photography
DOI: 10.22024/UniKent/01.01.84
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of Arts > Music and Audio Arts
Depositing User: Helen Cooper
Collection period:
From
To
2018
UNSPECIFIED
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2021 08:12
Publication Date: 25 July 2019
URI: https://data.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/84

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