Category Archives: Volume 11

Alan Cholodenko – The Expanding Universe of Animation (Studies)

WHITHER(ING) ANIMATION (STUDIES)?![1]  1. This paper is theoretical, speculative, highly so. Theory, from Greek theoria, is speculating. Like theory, life is a risky business, too, getting riskier, more speculative, by the minute, especially since I theorise what I live, and … Continue reading

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Rachel Walls – Abstract Inclusion

Abstraction, as an art movement, represents the largest modernisation of visual arts since the Renaissance, reconfiguring how we perceive information on a global scale (Frankel 2012). In shedding representational form and meaning, abstraction presents an evocative sensuality that transcends language … Continue reading

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Pedro Serrazina – Spatial constructions: A practitioner’s view of animated space

In his work The Production of Space (La Production de l’Espace, 1974), the French sociologist and philosopher Henri Lefèbvre highlighted that, historically, the word ‘space’ implied a “strictly geometrical meaning: the idea it evoked was simply that of an empty … Continue reading

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Jane Batkin – Rethinking the Rabbit

Revolution, Identity and Connection in Looney Tunes Voice actress June Foray once recalled how Chuck Jones was able to quote Mark Twain and, in the same breath, discuss Aeschylus (King, 2013). Yet culture and animation have often shared an uneasy … Continue reading

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