Academic journal article Millennium Film Journal

Introduction

Academic journal article Millennium Film Journal

Introduction

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Black box or white cube? The question feels almost age-old - or maybe just clichéd. Even so, there was a time when cinema's obvious place was in the black box - and now, as avant-garde cinema morphs into artists' cinema, it is difficult to imagine an artist who works with the moving image who would not consider installation or how to construct his or her work around a loop. This issue of the Millennium Film Journal addresses the manifestation of this trend in contemporary work through the eyes of practitioners and thinkers (and some who are both).

Articles by Laura U. Marks and Kim Knowles look into the contrasts between the installation and the screening room, and J. Ronald Green discusses the re-emergence of the loop in contemporary practice. Norman Lock's unproduced scenarios for three video installations is balanced by reviews of major exhibitions by Eija-Liisa Ahtila at Marian Goodman Gallery and Harun Farocki at the Museum of Modern Art. The issue is rounded out by the first major published interview with veteran filmmaker Alfred Guzzetti, who has quietly influenced several generations of moving image artists both by his work and his teaching.

We are also pleased to include two articles dedicated to pioneers of cineinstallation. A reflection on Paul Sharks' recent posthumous show of drawings and 1 6mm installations at Greene Naftali Gallery is a highlight of our new color section. …

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