Death 24 x a Second

Heidi DonohoeUncategorised

Laura Mulvey 2005 Laura Mulvey a professor of film and media studies at Birkbeck, University of London. Author of Visual and other pleasures (1989), Citizen Kane (1992) and Fetishism and Curiosity (1996)  Synopsis: Mulvey discusses questions referring to film theory, spectatorship and narrative, in terms of new technologies (DVD and Video) although we are already experiencing much further advancements here … Read More

Waiting for the Green Ray

Heidi DonohoeUncategorised

Tacita Dean The Green Ray [Still], 2001 16mm colour, mute 2 minutes, 30 seconds Tacita Dean’s short film The Green Ray was shot on the west-coast of Madagascar. It depicts the last ray of the dying sun refracting and bending below the horizon and producing, for a fraction of a second, a distinctive greenish glow. For Dean searching for this elusive event became about … Read More