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Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Expanded Cinema and Postwar Art

Andrew V. Uroskie


Treats the contemporary explosion of artist film & video practice obliquely, using the 1960s Expanded Cinema as a historical and conceptual optic through which to reconsider entrenched paradigms of medium- and disciplinary-specificity. Contesting an endemic, medium-specific framework that would reinforce film’s proper place within the cinematic theater, the Expanded Cinema sought to displace the moving image from its established situation within the cinematic theatre so as to initiate a series of disruptive encounters across interdisciplinary institutions of artistic exhibition and spectatorsh ... More

Keywords: Expanded Cinema, Intermedia, Site-Specificity, Medium-Specificity, Experimental Film, Performance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780226842981
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226109022.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew V. Uroskie, author