Future Cinema Course

Course Site for Future Cinema 1 and Future Cinema 2: Applied Theory at York University, Canada

GPS Project— Artist Statement

“Infinite Scavenger Hunt”
The “Infinite Scavenger Hunt” is a GPS Cinema Project, which is designed so the Viewer as Observer becomes the Participant in the Fictional/Real Drama as He/She watches a Man participate in the Same Happening. The Participant follows the actions of another Participant, who – as it is revealed at the last stage – [...]

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Tue, March 6 2012 » assignments, futurecinema2_2012 » 1 Comment

Seminar Presentation- Tara Khalili – Feb.8th 2012

PUBLIC JOURNAL Issue #40 ‘Screens’
Cinema in Your Hand, Cinema on the Street: The Aesthetics of Korean Cinema
HyeRyoung Ok
Korea has a history of disparate governments that demanded restrictions and censorships over what people could and could not watch; under the Japanese colonization and Korean governments that came along later. In the 1990s censorships were loosened up [...]

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Mon, February 6 2012 » cell phone, digital cinema, iPhone, mobility, screen technologies, seminar summaries » No Comments

MEMORIES OF A TOWN An Augmented Reality Installation (ARTISTS STATEMENT)

Cinema is the memory of the lives we haven’t lived. Like amnesiacs in search of lost memories, we watch lives we might have lived, loves we might have loved.
Like a pill combating Alzheimer, Cinema projects in our minds other people’s lives, romances and sorrows.  The physical places where these events take place hold and contain [...]

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Tue, January 31 2012 » Future Cinema 2, assignments, augmented reality, galleries » 1 Comment

Moving in Place: The Question of Distributed Social Cinema

SPECFLIC is an ongoing creative research project directed by Adriene Jenik (2003 – present) in a new storytelling form called The Distributed Social Cinema.
I believe that Jenik has taken the notion of the Russian formalist verfremdungseffekt which, commonly translates as alienation effect, which also has been coined by playwrite Bertolt Brecht which prevents the audience [...]

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Tue, January 31 2012 » Future Cinema 2, assignments, digital storytelling, distributed networks, seminar schedule » No Comments

ferdinando’s second assignment

FUTURE CINEMA II
Seminar Presentation January 18th, 2012
Ferdinando Dell’Omo

assigned text: “THE SCREEN And Lens IV: Virilio’s screen“
by Anne Friedberg

“Mobile or immobile, everything that occupies space belongs to the domain of architecture”.
Auguste Perret, Contribution to aTheory of Architecture

Summary
Anne’s Friedberg’s article explores the concepts of “The Architecture of Spectatorship”. With this definition Friedberg proposes an analysis of [...]

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Mon, January 16 2012 » seminar summaries » 1 Comment

I’m too sad to tell you (1971/2012)

Short film ‘I’m too sad to tell you’ drink tea sadly and begin to cry
Postcard of me sadly crying. On back: ‘I’m too sad to tell you’
‘The space between us fills my heart with intolerable grief’
The thoughts of our inevitable and separate deaths fills my heart with intolerable grief. – Bas Jan Ader
My first assignment [...]

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Sun, January 15 2012 » Future Cinema 2, assignments, augmented reality, humour, performance » No Comments

Transparent TV Window Screens

Hi guys, so since we were talking about future projections and what not, I saw this clip and thought it would be appropriate to share.
enjoy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=m5rlTrdF5Cs

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Sat, January 14 2012 » Future Cinema 2, screen assignment, screen technologies » No Comments

Intro to Screen Projection

Life style idealism in modern urbanization is a reflection as to what was envisioned and in fact practiced a few decades ago. Taking the notions and ideas of German ingenuity, The Bauhaus, founded by Walter Gropius was to develop a new unity of art and technology. It became greatly influential from the early 1920’s to [...]

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Wed, January 11 2012 » Future Cinema 2, screen assignment, screen technologies » No Comments

My first assignment: future screening

FUTURE SCREENING
how we will see and experience cinema at the time that we call the future

By Ferdinando Dell’Omo,
assignment #1, FUTURE CINEMA II, January 2012

Having to imagine how I personally see the future of movie screening, or how I’d like to imagine it, I want firstly to start with a statement about cinema: I believe [...]

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Wed, January 11 2012 » assignments, screen assignment, screen technologies » No Comments

For Inspiration

Some things that were discussed in class:
Holograms (Pepper’s Ghost)
Haptic feedback
Wearable Technologies (mostly analogue)
Large Scale Spatial Projection Mapping

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Wed, January 11 2012 » Future Cinema 2, assignments, augmented reality, screen assignment, screen technologies » No Comments