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Spring Term Schedule


Week 1 - Expanded Cinema

Reading:
- Brandon W. Joseph, '"My Mind Split Open": Andy Warhol's Exploding Plastic Inevitable' in Grey Room, No. 8, Summer, 2002. Available HERE.
Screening:
Selected film documentation of a perfromance of Malcolm Le Grice's Horror Film 1
Andy Warhol's Exploding Plastic Inevitable (Ronald Nameth, 1966, 13 mins)


Week 2 - Video as Medium

Reading:
- Rosalind Krauss, 'Video: The Aesthetics of Narcissism,' in October, Vol. 1 (Spring, 1976), pp. 50-64. Available HERE
Screening:
Three Transitions (Peter Campus, 1973)
Two Dogs and a Ball (William Wegman, 1972)
Vertical Roll (Joan Jonas, 1972)


Week 3 - Video as Object

Reading:
- Janet Kraynak, 'Dependent Participation: Bruce Nauman's Environments,' in Grey Room, No. 10, Winter 2003, pp. 22-45. Available HERE
- Chrissie Iles, 'Video and Film Space,' in Space, Site, Intervention: Situating Installation Art, ed. Erika Suderburg (Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2000). Available HERE.


Week 4 - Video Art and TV

Readings:
- Catherine Elwes, Video Art, A Guided Tour (London: I. B. Tauris, 2006), Chapter 7 – Video Art on Television, pp. 117 – 140. Available HERE.
Screening:
TV Interruptions (David Hall, 1976)
Semiotics of The Kitchen (Martha Rosler, 1975)


Week 5 - Artist's Cinema

Readings:
- Hannah McGill, 'Avant Cinema: What Happens When Arthouse Goes Mainstream?' in Art Review:, Issue 08, February 2007. Available HERE.
Screening:
Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1963)


Week 6: Reading Week


Week 7: Presentation of Group Work


Week 8: Hip Hop and Subculture

Reading:
Tricia Rose, 'Chapter 2 - "All Aboard The Night Train", Flow, Layering, and Rupture in Postindustrial New York' in Black Noise, Tricia Rose (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1994). Available HERE.
Screening:
Wild Style (Charlie Ahearn, 1983)


Week 9 - Video, Projection and Urban Space 1: Cities inside-out

Reading:
Patrick Keiller, 'Film as Spatial Critique' in Patrick Keiller, The View from the Train: Cities & Other Landscapes (London: Verso, 2013).
Screening:
Market Street (Tomonari Nishikawa, 2005)
A Trip Down Market Street (Miles Brothers, 1906)
Shift (Toshio Matsumoto, 1982)

Further information here

Week 10 - Video, Projection and Urban Space 2: Practical investigation/preparation

Reading:
TBA
Screening:
TBA