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Thomas Elsaesser “The New Film History as Media Archaeology:

Sunday, October 18th, 2015
Posted by: Nanna Rebekka


Media archeology: a theoretical approach to film history with an ambition to overcome the opposition between “old” and “new” media and other binaries which film theorists have invented for the (mis)understanding of film and film history.

In his article The New Film History as Media Archeology, Elsaesser calls for the embrace of an [...]

background info on ‘tracing the decay of fiction’

Wednesday, September 21st, 2005
Posted by: Caitlin

here is some additional info on one of the dvd-roms we’ll explore tomorrow
all text from
the Labyrinth project, USC

Based on Pat O’Neill’s 35 mm film, The Decay of Fiction (2002), this interactive project is an archeological exploration of the Hotel Ambassador, a vintage building now in ruins. Erected in 1920, the hotel played a crucial [...]