Peter Wollen on Authorship

LINK HERE: http://www.marysialewandowska.com/waa/detail.php?id=4913&status=y

Following on from last week’s post on Peter Wollen’s association with the S.I, I will today be sharing some illuminating materials on Authorship. Authorship is explored in the above link as a conversation between Peter Wollen and artist Kathy Acker.  Acker’s critical goal is to decentralise the ownership of authorship; the recoding illuminates the complexities of who is speaking through whom in the novel ‘Don Quixote’.

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Reading Material for Segunda Vez (Dora Garcia)

This post makes available a series of texts related to our screening of Segunda Vez.

The film is an essayistic response to the work of Argentinian author, critic, artist and psychoanalyst Oscar Masotta (1930–1979). As part of the research project Dora Garcia also produced a book translating texts by Masotta, and bringing his texts into dialogue with other important writers and thinkers.

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Writing with The Camera: Unconventional approaches to Essay Filmmaking

The BAFTSS Essay Film SIG and the Derek Jarman Lab

 CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

 Writing with The Camera: Unconventional approaches to Essay Filmmaking

 A roundtable discussion and workshop for essay film practitioners and enthusiasts. The gathering aims to promote the exchange of knowledge and ideas about the screenwriting process and screenplay development for the essay-film, as part of the London Essay Film Festival.

Date of the workshop: 24th March 2018 (10 am – 1 pm).

Deadline: 15th March 2018

Location: Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, Birkbeck School of Arts, Birkbeck London WC1H 0PD

During the session, we will introduce approaches to screenwriting outside conventional formats and discuss how the participants’ essay-film projects might draw from the application of similar development techniques. The focus will be on processes of layering, working and re-working material, remaining flexible to facilitate moving backwards and forwards between scripting, editing and devising sound/VO. Filmmakers Romana Turina and Rebecca E. Marshall will look at this process within their completed works and how open systems of development loops can make use of both carefully planned sequences and unexpected moments.

Participants of the workshop will be asked to bring examples of storyboard/script/ notebooks/image collection from their projects. In the second part of the session, we will share and discuss these documents.

Schedule:

Date: 24th March 2018

Time: 10am – 1pm

  • 10 am: welcome, opening presentation and introduction
  • 10:30 am – 12 am: Roundtable Discussion – individuals present their ongoing projects one by one.
  • 12 am – 1 pm: Participant’s Materials displaying on the tables – knowledge exchange and discussion on process.

 

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST:

If you are interested in participating, please send a 150-word description of the project and a 100-word bio to:

rt748@york.ac.uk  or bartek@jarmanlab.org

before 15th March 2018.