NECSUS Autumn 2012_Tangibility

Editorial Necsus (PDF)


The relocation of cinema (PDF) by Francesco Casetti

MP3s, rebundled debt, and performative economics: Deferral, derivatives, and digital commodity fetishism in Lady Gaga’s spectacle of excess (PDF) by Anne Kustritz

Can you see yourself living here?: Structures of desire in recent British lifestyle television (PDF) by James Zborowski

Investigatory art: Real-time systems and network culture (PDF) by Edward Shanken

Beyond cognitive estrangement: The future of science fiction cinema (PDF) by Stephen Zepke

The care for opacity: On Tsai Ming-Liang’s conservative filmic gesture (PDF) by Erik Bordeleau

Special Section: Tangibility

Material properties of historical film in the digital age (PDF) by Barbara Flueckiger

Early cinema’s touch(able) screens: From Uncle Josh to Ali Barbouyou (PDF) by Wanda Strauven

Aporias of the touchscreen: On the promises and failures of a ubiquitous technology (PDF) by Timo Kaerlein

Questions of embodied difference: Film and queer phenomenology (PDF) by Katharina Lindner

The intangible ground: A neurophenomenology of the film experience (PDF) by Adriano D’Aloia

From subject-effect to presence-effect: A deictic approach to the cinematic (PDF) by Pepita Hesselberth

‘The last ray of the dying sun’: Tacita Dean’s commitment to analog media as demonstrated through FLOH and FILM (PDF) by Caylin Smith

Festival Reviews:

edited by Marijke de Valck and Skadi Loist of the Film Festival Research Network

The Angels’ Share at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival (PDF) review by David Archibald

The 37th annual Toronto International Film Festival: Seeking the social in the virtual (PDF) review by Sarah Dillard

Alternative Film/Video Belgrade 2011 (PDF) review by Maja Krajnc

Book Reviews:

The good, the beautiful and the sublime (PDF) review by Bavand Behpoor

A multiplied medium: Reviewing recent publications on television’s transitions (PDF) review by Markus Stauff

European nightmares: Horror cinema in Europe since 1945 (PDF) review by Francesco Di Chiara

Cinema and experience: Siegfried Kracauer, Walter Benjamin, and Theodor W. Adorno (PDF) review by Malte Hagener

Exhibition Reviews:

The Abramović Method, PAC Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan (March-June 2012) (PDF) review by Elena Biserna

Non Non Non – Visiting the exhibition with Yervant Gianikian and Angela Ricci Lucchi (PDF) review by Miriam De Rosa