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The Heretical Archive: Digital Memory at the End of Film

Domietta Torlasco

Abstract

The Heretical Archive examines digital films and multimedia installations that cite and manipulate film materials, arguing that they contribute to redefining our memory of cinema as well as our understanding of the archive. By interrogating the relationship between memory and creativity, the book proposes a notion of archiving that privileges the reopening of cinema’s perceptual and political textures over their passive preservation and reiteration. What is at stake is not faithfulness to a certain established tradition, but rather the calling into being of future genealogies. Digital works th ... More

Keywords: Media, Arts, Film, Theory, Psychoanalysis, Jacques Derrida, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Antigone, Feminist theory, Agnès Varda

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780816681099
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816681099.001.0001

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Domietta Torlasco, author

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