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Is Live Cinema Dead?

P FLETCHER

AVANCA INTERNATIONAL CINEMA CONFERENCE | Published : 2016

Abstract

Live VJ and interactive Public Projection/Installations are currently propagating themselves like rabbits throughout many corners of the globe. This presentation looks at some examples of emerging trends, tropes and innovations. In greater detail, with actual live examples the author will outline some of his own experiments and experiences with various models and contexts of live cinema from installations to live performance in cinema contexts. The playful and somewhat ridiculous question “Is live cinema dead?” builds upon associations with Peter Greenaway’s famous assertion that cinema died in the hands of the remote control. What is the impact on live cinema of the abundant dispersal of m..

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