Film   159559

« earlier    

Still life in red and green
Pencils, pens, and a thermometer. A screenshot from Alfonso Cuarón’s Sólo con tu pareja.
film  pencils  pens 
25 minutes ago by M.Leddy
Farocki / Godard: Film as Theory – BLACKOUT ((poetry & politics))
Farocki / Godard: Film as Theory  PDF  Volker Pantenburg   There is a tension between the requirements of theoretical abstraction and the capacities of the film medium, where everything that we see on screen is concrete: A train arriving at a station, a tree, bodies, faces. Since the complex theories of montage in Soviet cinema, however,…
film  theory 
9 hours ago by jstenner
The Parasitic Reading Room | dpr-barcelona
"“[Books] can show you a different world. It can take you somewhere you’ve never been. Once you’ve visited other worlds, like those who ate fairy fruit, you can never be entirely content with the world that you grew up in. Discontent is a good thing: discontented people can modify and improve their worlds, leave them better, leave them different.”

—Neil Gaiman
‘Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming.’ The Guardian, 2013

Aristide Antonas and Thanos Zartaloudis define ‘The Parasitic Council’ as that place “where a public space can be the plateau for the occupancy of a commonhold in order that it performs multiple parasitic functions of common use without claims to property.” Following this protocol of action and occupancy of the city, and connecting them with the 4th Istanbul Design Biennial ‘A School of Schools,’ dpr-barcelona and the open raumlabor university joined forces to set up a Parasitic Reading Room for the opening days of the IDB, in September 2018, a nomad, spontaneous and parasitic set of reading spaces that took place along the biennale venues and other spots in the city, with the intention to ‘parasite’ the event participants, visitors, ideas, contents and places, and to provoke a contagion of knowledge. The Parasitic Reading Room is a spontaneous school, made by reading aloud a selection of texts that are related with the biennale’s scope.

On his book Deschooling Society, Ivan Illich states that most learning happens casually, and training of young people never happens in the school but elsewhere, in moments and places beyond the control of the school. When claiming for the revolutionary potential of deschooling, Illich makes a call to liberating oneself from school and to reckon that “each of us is personally responsible for his or her own deschooling, and only we have the power to do it.” This is why the wide domain of academia needs to be challenged in radical and unexpected ways and we need to envision other spaces of encounter and knowledge exchange out of its walls. Similarly, Michael Paraskos rightly pointed on his essay The Table Top Schools of Art, that “we might well say that if four individuals gather together under a tree that is a school. Similarly four individuals around a kitchen table. Or four individuals in the café or bar. By redefining the school in this way we also redefine what it means to be a student in a school or a teacher.”

Perhaps the essential question at this point is what kind of readings should form this alternative bibliography on different pedagogical models, about other sources of knowledge, that come not only [but also] from the pages of our favourite books? This question can have multiple answers which all of them are to be intertwined, multi-connected, overlapped. Poems, films, instagram photos—and its captions—, songs, e-mail exchanges, objects, conversations with friends over a glass of wine or a coffee, dreams; we learn from all of them albeit [or often because] the hectic diversity of formats, and sometimes its lack of seriousness.

By reading aloud we share a space of intimacy, a time and place of learning not only from the contents, but from the nuances, the accents, the cadence of the reading. Abigail Williams called this ‘the social life of books,’ “How books are read is as important as what’s in them,” she pointed—we call it ‘the book as a space of encounters.’ This means spaces where different books coexist and enrich each other; books as the necessary space where the author can have a dialogue with the reader, where different readers can read between the lines and find a place of exchange, where to debate, and discuss ideas. Books and encounters as an open school.

If everywhere is a learning environment, as we deeply believe, and the Istanbul Design Biennial intended to prove by transforming the city of Istanbul into a school of schools, we vindicate the importance of books—be them fiction, poetry or critical theory—as learning environments; those spaces where empathy and otherness are stronger than ideologies, where we can find space to ‘parasite’ each other’s knowledge and experience and create an open school by the simple but strong gesture of reading aloud together.

Because, what is a school if not a promise?"

[See also:

"For the 4th Istanbul Design Biennial ‘A School of Schools,’ dpr-barcelona and the open raumlabor university will set up for the opening days of the IDB a Parasitic Reading Room, a nomad, spontaneous and parasitic set of reading spaces that will take place along the biennale venues and other spots in the city, with the intention of 'parasite' the event participants, visitors, ideas, contents and places, and to provoke a contagion of knowledge. 'The Parasitic Reading Room' is a spontaneous school, made by reading aloud a selection of texts that are related with the biennale's scope. As initial readings—that can be paratised afterwards—we have collected some remarkable texts about education, radical thinking, literature, and many other sources of knowledge, and published them at The Parasitic Reader 01 and The Parasitic reader 02. Feel free to parasite them as well and share them."
https://issuu.com/ethel.baraona/docs/parasitic_reader_01
https://issuu.com/ethel.baraona/docs/parasitic_reader_02

"Based on previous conversations around the topic in the frame of “Body of Us”, the Swiss contribution to the London Design Biennale 2018, the project’s curator Rebekka Kiesewetter has invited friends to continue the discussion around political friendship: dpr-barcelona, initiators of the “Parasitic reading room” [along with the Open raumlabor University] at the 4th Istanbul Design Biennial 2018; architect Ross Exo Adams, one of the contributors to Body of Us publication, and continent., the experimental publishing collective, initiators of “Reading Friendships Paris“ at Centre Culturel Suisse 2016. At this same venue, three years later, the stage opens for an edition of the “Parasitic Reading Room” and a reprise of “Reading Friendships”, an evening of readings, thinkings, creating and discussion. A collective reading in Paris on March 20th, 2019."
https://issuu.com/ethel.baraona/docs/friend_ships_reader ]
ethelbaraonapohl  césarreyesnájera  2019  reading  howweread  learning  informallearning  informal  sharing  books  bookfuturism  aristideantonas  thanoszartaloudis  deschooling  unschooling  ivanillich  education  lcproject  openstudioproject  michaelparaskos  libraries  multimedia  multiliteracies  intimacy  encounters  experience  howwelearn  schools  schooling  film  instagram  raumlabor  dpr-barcelona 
23 hours ago by robertogreco
<spoilers> What Captain Marvel Gets Right About Trauma - FLARE
“On-screen, one of Captain Marvel‘s high-energy fight scenes is playing out and I can’t look away. “I’ve been fighting with one hand tied behind my back. But what happens when I’m finally set free?” Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) asks, before blasting the daylights out of her enemies to the tune of No Doubt’s “Just A Girl.” She’s finally unleashing her full powers after spending most of the movie struggling to come to terms with who she is—and what she’s capable of.”
film  link 
yesterday by paulgreer

« earlier    

related tags

1970s  1974  19eyz  2019  2019faves  2masto  a:steve-rose  academia  adaptations  animation  antiquity  antiwar  appreciation  aristideantonas  art  atmosphere  avoir  awesome  behind_the_scenes  biography  blackness  bo'ness  bohemian_rhapsody  boite-de-prod  book  bookfuturism  books  buffyverse  bullsi  burroughs  business  by:toddvaziri  california  canadianart  captain_marvel  captainmarvel  chantalakerman  charts  chinese  cinema  cinematography  claireatherton  colours  comic  comics  computer_graphics  cool  copyright  counterculture  creativity  crowdfunding  culture  césarreyesnájera  d:2019.01.26  darkroom  database  death  deschooling  design  dicaprio  director  disc_extras  dj  documentary  documentary;  dpr-barcelona  drake  editing  editorial  education  en  encounters  entertainment  erasure  essay  ethelbaraonapohl  ethnicity  experience  extras  fan_art  fandom  featured  festival  filesharing  film  film:lang=bd  film:lang=dvd  film:lang=hippodrome  film:lang=talking  film:rated  film:rating=7  film:rating=9  film:year=1921  film:year=1961  film:year=1997  film:year=2019  filmediting  filmmaking  films  finance  free  game  gender  ghana  good  grain  grant  grindhouse  guides  gun  halpern  hamilton  head  heart  history  hollywood  horror  howto  howwelearn  howweread  hubo  iceland  illumination  in  independent  infographic  informal  informallearning  inspiration  instagram  interview  intimacy  investor  ivanillich  japan  jazz  karrabing  kodak  kubrick  lcproject  learning  libraries  library  life  link  lisbon  literature  location  madmaxfuryroad  marvel  mask  media:video  media_archeology  meditation  member  mercato  michaelparaskos  mind  model  movie  movies  multiliteracies  multimedia  music  mustafa  narratology  news  observation  on  openaccess  openstudioproject  organization  p:the-guardian★★  party  pencils  pens  photo  photography  photos  pictures  pippapasses  piracy  pirateria  plan  plex  plot  podcast  podcasts  poet's  politics  portugal  poster  poster_art  posters  power_materials  q1  race  racism  raumlabor  read  reading  reference  repetition  review  royalty  ruedelasante  russia  réal  schooling  schools  science_fiction  sciencefiction  sf  sharing  short  simulated_media  software  sponsorship  spunti  star_wars  storytelling  subtitles  sun_ra  sundance  surveillance  teaching  television  thanoszartaloudis  the  theory  toronto's  trend  tv  twitterthread  universalstudios  unschooling  usa  vansant  veranstaltung  video  vimeo  vintage  violence  violence_y_power  vis  w:4500  wasteland  watch  watched  whites  wien  wikipedia  women  yaniyalee  österreich 

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: