Editorial Necsus (PDF)

 

Features:

The tactile and the index: From the remote control to the hand-held computer, some speculative reflections on the bodies of the will (PDF) by Lorenz Engell

Archival gambits in recent art: What can an image do? (PDF) by Anik Fournier

­­Social infomediation of news on Twitter: A French case study (PDF) by Nikos Smyrnaios and Bernhard Rieder

Revisiting the voice in media and as medium: New materialist propositions (PDF) by Milla Tiainen

 

Special Section: Waste

guest edited by Alexandra Schneider and Wanda Strauven

Waste: An introduction (PDF) by Alexandra Schneider and Wanda Strauven

Orbital ruins (PDF) by Lisa Parks

‘The Sprawl of Entropy’: Cinema, waste, and obsolescence in the 1960s and 1970s (PDF) by Matilde Nardelli

Blood, sweat, and tears: Bodily inscriptions in contemporary experimental film (PDF) by Kim Knowles

Transcending obsolescence in technological ruins? Questions of conservation and presentation in Nam June Paik’s Something Pacific and Rembrandt Automatic (PDF) by Hanna B. Hölling

Documentaries without documents? Ecocinema and the toxic (PDF) by Karl Schoonover

‘The Sown and the Waste’ – or, the psychedelic writing of film history (PDF) by Casper Tybjerg

Media zoology and waste management: Animal energies and medianatures (PDF) by Jussi Parikka

 

Interviews:

The aesthetics of dispersed attention: An interview with German media theorist Petra Löffler (PDF) by Geert Lovink

Found footage photogénie: An interview with Elif Rongen-Kaynakçi and Mark-Paul Meyer (PDF) by Christian Olesen

 

Book Reviews:

edited by Lavinia Brydon and Alena Strohmaier (NECS Publication Committee)

Colour Films in Britain (PDF) review by Eirik Frisvold Hanssen

Re-writing the history of the avant-garde (PDF) review by Enrico Camporesi

Moving data (PDF) review by Sophie Gnesda and Ramón Reichert

 

Festival Reviews:

edited by Marijke de Valck and Skadi Loist (Film Festival Research Network)

Trans* film festivals: An interview with Eliza Steinbock (PDF) by Skadi Loist and Marijke de Valck

The business of audience festivals: Calgary International Film Festival 2012 (PDF) review by Brendan Kredell

Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival: Between the national and the global (PDF) review by Murat Akser

 

Exhibition Reviews:

Framing, painting, collecting images: Antonioni’s legacy (PDF) review by Francesco Di Chiara

Federico Fellini and the experience of the grotesque and carnivalesque: Dis-covering the magic of mass culture (PDF) review by Annie van den Oever

 

Conference Reviews:

Contemporary Women’s Cinema: Global Scenarios & Transnational Contexts (PDF) review by Melis Behlil

Revisiting Star Studies (PDF) review by Šárka Gmiterková