Cinematic Migrations is a multi-faceted exploration of the histories and contexts of moving images and time-based media and their intersecting and distinct paths of emergence around the world.
The Fall 2013 lecture series brings together a complex set of artists, filmmakers, and thinkers who have pioneered and continue to redefine the boundaries of cinematic explorations. Their practices invoke an analytical and inventive engagement with the mediated image and its production and circulation through a vast array of forms. Experimenting with shifting notions of the cinematic in spatial forms, performance, dance, theater, essay films, and emerging technologies, they unfold a broad range of themes including probings of time, movement, attention, memory, diaspora, history, forms of knowledge, power relations, authorship, and embodiment.
Image: Still from Turning (Live Mix). Courtesy of Charles Atlas
Funded in part by the Council for the Arts at MIT