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Gesture, Time, Movement

Janet Harbord

Janet Harbord is Professor of Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. She is the author of several books on film and philosophies of the moving image, including Chris Marker: La Jetée (2009), The Evolution of Film (2006) and Film Cultures (2002). She is the recipient of grants from the AHRC, EPSRC and the Leverhulme Trust. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema and Agamben : Ethics, Biopolitics and the Moving Image

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Across the corpus of Giorgio Agamben’s work lie scattered a number of speculative propositions on what may be said to define or characterize the species of the human. One of the most forceful of these speculations occurs in the introduction...

Gesture: Cinema Muto Mutato

Janet Harbord

Janet Harbord is Professor of Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. She is the author of several books on film and philosophies of the moving image, including Chris Marker: La Jetée (2009), The Evolution of Film (2006) and Film Cultures (2002). She is the recipient of grants from the AHRC, EPSRC and the Leverhulme Trust. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ex-centric Cinema : Giorgio Agamben and Film Archaeology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...TestingIn a piece of film lasting for seventeen seconds, two men clasp each other at the waist as they dance a waltz, whilst a third plays a violin. The violinist is standing next to a large conical horn. The men shuffle in rhythm...

Ex-centric Cinema

Janet Harbord

Janet Harbord is Professor of Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. She is the author of several books on film and philosophies of the moving image, including Chris Marker: La Jetée (2009), The Evolution of Film (2006) and Film Cultures (2002). She is the recipient of grants from the AHRC, EPSRC and the Leverhulme Trust. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ex-centric Cinema : Giorgio Agamben and Film Archaeology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Towards XThe writing of this book has been characterized by a progressive rolling away from the centre towards other definitions and possibilities of a cinema including those that are not yet, or not ever, to be actualized (a point to which...

When the Assistants Profane Cinema

Janet Harbord

Janet Harbord is Professor of Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. She is the author of several books on film and philosophies of the moving image, including Chris Marker: La Jetée (2009), The Evolution of Film (2006) and Film Cultures (2002). She is the recipient of grants from the AHRC, EPSRC and the Leverhulme Trust. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ex-centric Cinema : Giorgio Agamben and Film Archaeology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Do it yourself: Instruction or description?When André Bazin writes in the mid-twentieth century about the origins of cinema, he sees a history in which the idea of cinema was set against its material form. The idea of cinema, he argues...

Cinema as Laboratory: On Insects and the Anthropological Machine

Janet Harbord

Janet Harbord is Professor of Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. She is the author of several books on film and philosophies of the moving image, including Chris Marker: La Jetée (2009), The Evolution of Film (2006) and Film Cultures (2002). She is the recipient of grants from the AHRC, EPSRC and the Leverhulme Trust. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ex-centric Cinema : Giorgio Agamben and Film Archaeology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...FlightIn the history of cinema there is a fly, and in the history of biology a tick. The tick is critical to the theories of biologist Jacob von Uexküll who from studying the tick, develops the concept Umwelt as a description...

Dim Stockings and Pornography: Community, Spectacle and the Example

Janet Harbord

Janet Harbord is Professor of Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. She is the author of several books on film and philosophies of the moving image, including Chris Marker: La Jetée (2009), The Evolution of Film (2006) and Film Cultures (2002). She is the recipient of grants from the AHRC, EPSRC and the Leverhulme Trust. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ex-centric Cinema : Giorgio Agamben and Film Archaeology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...What is disappearing?In The Three Disappearances of Soad Hosny (2011) by Lebanese filmmaker Rania Stephens, gesture floats to the surface of a sea of images. In this film, which may also be described as an essay, a cinematic compendium...

Introduction

Janet Harbord

Janet Harbord is Professor of Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. She is the author of several books on film and philosophies of the moving image, including Chris Marker: La Jetée (2009), The Evolution of Film (2006) and Film Cultures (2002). She is the recipient of grants from the AHRC, EPSRC and the Leverhulme Trust. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ex-centric Cinema : Giorgio Agamben and Film Archaeology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...When the artist Rachel Whiteread made one of her first sculptures, Closet (1988) as a student, she cast the space inside a wardrobe in an attempt to capture the air and the atmosphere of the enclosure. In using the sides, shelves, floor...

Girls and Other Incomplete Things: On Archaeological Method

Janet Harbord

Janet Harbord is Professor of Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. She is the author of several books on film and philosophies of the moving image, including Chris Marker: La Jetée (2009), The Evolution of Film (2006) and Film Cultures (2002). She is the recipient of grants from the AHRC, EPSRC and the Leverhulme Trust. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ex-centric Cinema : Giorgio Agamben and Film Archaeology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Archaeology at the end of the worldTowards the end of an essay on non-knowledge, ‘The Last Chapter in the History of the World’, Giorgio Agamben offers an image of what this zone would look like were we able to see inside of it....