Victoria Grace Walden – Animation: Textural Difference and the Materiality of Holocaust Memory

The notion of “Holocaust animation” may seem paradoxical; how can a medium which, in the popular eye, is usually associated with comedy, play and fantasy be used to remember one of the 20th century’s most traumatic events? By examining the textural difference of animation to our lived world in texts such as Silence (Yadin and […]

Dirk de Bruyn – Performing a Traumatic Effect

The Films of Robert Breer “We must go back to the working actual body – not the body as a chunk of space or a bundle of functions but that body which is an intertwining of vision and movement.” Merleau-Ponty (1964b: 162) “I used to take lessons in a biplane and do stunts and things.” […]