Posts Tagged ‘ Art ’

Zero Squared #42: The Truth About Art

Oct 29th, 2015 | By

Patrick Doorly is an art historian specializing in Renaissance Italy. He divides his time between writing and teaching art history in the Department for Continuing Education, Oxford University, where he was acting director of studies for art history in 2001–02. Previously he was Head of Critical and Theoretical Studies at the School of Art &

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Zero Squared #41: Echo

Oct 21st, 2015 | By

Fiamma Montezemolo is both a Cultural Anthropologist (PhD University Orientale of Naples) and an artist (MFA San Francisco Art Institute). She has taught for many years in Mexico, Italy and USA and she is currently teaching in the Cinema&Digital Media department in UC Davis. Her film Echo will be exhibited at an event organized by

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Zero Squared #32: Vade Mecum

Aug 19th, 2015 | By

Richard Skinner’s collection of essays Vade Mecum is the topic of dicussion this week as the author discusses Eric Satie, Werner Herzog, John Cage, and the interdisciplinary life of a man of letters. Skinner is a novelist whose works include The Red Dancer, The Mirror, and now Vade Mecum. From the book jacket Vade Mecum

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Under Foreign Eyes, James King

Jan 7th, 2013 | By

The Other This book (Under Foreign Eyes, James King) is about the perception of Japan in the sixty films set there by gaijin (foreigners) — outsiders who almost always do not speak or read Japanese. My area of interest is centered on films depicting post World War II Japan and the Japanese, and, in many cases, films showing

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