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History of Swedish Experimental Film Culture From Early Animation to Video Art

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ISBN-10: 0861966996

ISBN-13: 9780861966998

Edition: 2010

Authors: John Sundholm, Astrid S�derbergh Widding, Lars Gustaf Andersson, Astrid S�derbergh Widding

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Libbey & Company, Limited
Publication date: 10/20/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 190
Size: 6.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Lars Gustaf Andersson is Associate Professor in Film Studies at Lund University.John Sundholm is Associate Professor in Film Studies at Karlstad University.Astrid S�derbergh Widding is Professor of Cinema Studies at Stockholm University.

Acknowledgements
The Writing of a History of Swedish Experimental Film
Minor Histories of Minor Cinemas
Minor Cinemas and Experimental Film
Discourse Analysis and Historiography
New Film History and Emergent Film Histories
Practices of Closure: Culture and Memory
Experimental Film and Intermediality
National or International Cinema?
Swedish Experimental Film until the 1950s: The Pre-History from Cartoon to Feature Film
Film Culture and Experimental Cinema
The European Context and the Swedish Condition
Animation Culture: Victor Bergdahl and Early Animation
Reluctant Modernism: The Swedish Artists and the European Modernist Movement
Viking Eggeling and the Quest for Universal Language
The Lost Arabesques of Reinhold Holtermann
Early Film Criticism and Theory
Young Writers, Early Cinephilia and the Cinema
The Film Society Movement and the Film Journals
"Experimental Film is Dead, Long Live Experimental Film!"
Gerd Osten: Interlude with Dance
Gosta Werner: Cinephilia and the Art of the Craft
Arne Sucksdorff: Documentarist in a Poetic Mode
Rune Hagberg: Film Noir and Post-War Angst
The Aporias of Early Experimental Film Culture in Sweden
The Emergence of Experimental Film
Arbetsgruppen f�r film/The Independent Film Group
Eivor Burbeck and R�land H�ggbom: Early Film Production at The Independent Film Group
The Discourse on Amateur and Experimental Film
Peter Weiss: Resistance and Underground
Kinetic Art and Moderna Museet
Pontus Hult�n and his Companions: Chance and Play
A New Venue for Film: The Opening of Moderna Museet
The Art Movements of the 1960s: Film and the Art Scene
Billy Kl�ver and the New Art of the 1960s
Venues of the Avant-garde: Fylkingen, Pistolteatern and Marionetteatern
Regional Avant-garde and Beyond
Carl Sl�ttne and the Poetry of Politics and Place
Music and Film
The Creative Producer and his Director
The Expanded Field of Experimental Film
Jan H�fstr�m and Claes S�derquist: Matter and Memory
The Extension of Independent Film Production
A New Form of Support: State Funding and the Swedish Film Institute
Leo Reis and Optical Architecture
Bo Jonsson and His Contemporaries at the Film School
Multimedia and Performance Art: �ke Karlung, �yvind Fahlstr�m
Pre- and post-1968: Peter Kylberg and the Making of Experimental Features
The Swedish Reception of New American Cinema
The Changing Landscape of Independent Film Production
FilmCentrum/Film Centre: A Political Avant-garde
The (Re)Turn to Documentary
Filmverkstan/The Film Workshop: Film as Public Sphere
Films and Filmmakers at the Film Workshop
The Rise of Animation
Experimental Animation and the Aesthetics of Immersion: Olle Hedman
Gunvor Nelson and the Unboundedness of the Moving Image
The Expanded Field of the Experimental Moving Image
The Emergence of Video Art
Institutional Frames for a New Art Form
From Documenting Technique to Art Form
Ann-Sofi Sid�n: Explorations into the History of Mentality
Returns and Openings
Bibliography
Endnotes
Name Index
Film Index