Screen Culture in the Global South: Cinema at the End of the World

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Antonio Traverso, Deane Williams, Keyan G. Tomaselli

July 3, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 232 Pages
ISBN 9780367404512 - CAT# 333579

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This volume adopts a transversal South-South approach to the study of visual culture in transnational, transcultural, and geopolitical contexts.

Every day hundreds of people travel back and forth between southern countries, including Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, New Zealand, Indonesia, Timor Leste, and South Africa. With these people travel cultures, experiences, memories, and images. This creates the conditions for the generation, sharing, and circulation of new knowledge that is both southern and about the South as a specific kind of material and imaginary territory (or territories). It does so through the study of the southern hemisphere’s screen cultures, addressing the broad spectrum of cultural expression in both traditional and new screen media, including film, television, video, digital, interactive, and online and portable technologies.

This book was originally published as a special issue of Critical Arts.

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