Afterimage

A bimonthly magazine devoted to media art and cultural criticism for the photography, film, video and visual book community. Publishes feature articles of investigative reporting or scholarly research, interviews, essays, reviews of media arts publication

Articles from Vol. 37, No. 4, January-February

Art of Peaceful Protest
One Day: A Collective Narrative of Tehran Intersection for the Arts San Francisco November 4, 2009-January 23, 2010 The city of Tehran has been a hotbed of political unrest in the wake of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadincjad's reelection...
Books
The Anime Machine: A Media Theory of Animation, by Thomas I.amarre. University of Minnesota Press/385 pp./$24.95 (sb). Antinomies of Art and Culture: Modernity, Postmodernity, Contemporaneity, edited by Terry Smith, Okwui Enwezo, Nancy Condee. Duke...
Bringing Sexy Back
MIX New York Queer Experimental Film Festival New York City November 17-22. 2009 Where else but at MIX could one see so much heady formal innovation, sexual themes, and gender play, and meet bona fide pornographers, social activists, and seasoned...
Exile and Becoming
A Step to the Right Open Space Zentrum fur Kunstprojekte Vienna, Austria September 9-October 3, 2009 "A Step to the Right" builds its aesthetic narrative around "the politics of becoming"--the paradoxical process through which a new cultural...
Irony, Montage, Alienation: Political Tactics and the Invention of an Avant-Garde Tradition
Since the 1990s, neo-avant-garde representations have strongly re-emerged in the political arena. In the 1920s, artistic groups became politicized and supported the revolutions of their times via aesthetic means. Conversely, the 1990s political movements...
"Playbor" on the Internet
The Internet as Playground and Factory: A Conference on Digital Labor The New School New York City November 12-14, 2009 During the opening of The Internet as Playground and Factory: A Conference on Digital Labor, organizer Trebor Scholz...
Pummeling through the Frames: A Conversation with Caroline Koebel
For over a dozen years, Caroline Koebel has explored the poeties and polities of the body in pain and pleasure, scattering lines of flight from coast to coast in American experimental film culture. Programmer and critic, filmmaker and organizer, book...
Reflective Escapism
The Times BFI 53rd London Film Festival London, United Kingdom October 14-29, 2009 Despite these Financially strained times, British cinemas are reporting record attendance and box office revenue. When the London Film Festival wrapped for...
Soldiers Speak
"... OUT OF HERE: The Veterans Project" by Krzysztof Wodiczko Institute of Contemporary Art Boston November 4,2009-March 28,2010 How public intervention functions as art and how art functions as public intervention has been a primary...
Spaces in Time
LE MOIS DE LA PHOTO A MONTREAL Montreal September 10-October 11, 2009 The biannual exploration of contemporary photography known as Le Mois de la Photo a Montreal, while slightly scaled down for this eleventh edition, remains an example of...
The Art of Collaborative Learning
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: A History Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia September 11-December 6, 2009 Art is so important, because it creates a communicative bridge. (1) In my urban education class at the University of Pennsylvania,...
Tying the Arts Together
The Houston Cinema Arts Festival Houston, Texas November 11-15, 2009 Houston stands larger than the Texas plains in the national imagination with its big oil, big energy, big medicine, NASA, cutting-edge technology, and a penchant for plastic...
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