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Picture of (1968) Episodes of Culture in Contest

(1968) Episodes of Culture in Contest

Editor(s): Cathy Crane, Nicholas Muellner

Book Description

This critical and historical anthology looks at a broad and dramatic historical moment with an eye towards the specific. (1968) brings together a dynamic range of scholars, critics and media-makers whose work directly engages the period’s international breadth of activism and critique through close readings of cultural production, from mass-media images to avant-garde practices.

Contributors include: Gerry Beegan, Bruno Bosteels, George Flaherty, Colette Gaiter, Michael Golec, Dara Greenwald, Rachel Haidu, Kathy High, Branislav Jakovljevic, Sarah Lewison, Josh MacPhee, Chris Mills, Petra Rethmann and Geoff Waite.


ISBN-13: 978-1-8471-8641-6
ISBN-10: 1-84718-641-6
Date of Publication: 01/09/2008
Pages / Size: 280 / A5
Price: £34.99


Cathy Crane is a media artist whose award-winning short films have screened internationally at festivals and on European television. Her most recent work Unoccupied Zone: The Impossible Life of Simone Weil received the Jury Award in Narrative from the University Film and Video Association. She has collaborated with many other artists on films, installations, and music videos including Harun Farocki for his two-channel installation piece I Thought I was Seeing Convicts. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Cinema at Ithaca College.

Nicholas Muellner is a photo-based artist, writer and curator who lives and works in Ithaca, NY. His work across a range of disciplines and practices considers the poetics of representation as a conduit between political understanding and personal experience. Recent projects include The Photograph Commands Indifference (A-Jump Books, 2008), and the exhibition Now Is The Winter, (Proekt_Fabrika, Moscow, 2007). He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Cinema, Photography and Media Arts at Ithaca College.