Table of contents for The art of projectionism / Frederick Baker.


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1     Introduction                                       15
2     Basics                                             17
2.1   Beginnings                                         17
2.2   Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ                   19
2.3   Projectors on the film set                         23
3     The Story of Projection                            26
3.1   From Plato to Nato                                 26
3.2   The Gothic - cathedrals of projection              29
3.3   The Renaissance - live shadows                     31
3.4    Camera Obscura and the Lantern of Fear            32
3.5   Projection in the World of Ideas: Hume, Marx and Freud  34
3.6   Revolutions in Germany, Italy and Russia           36
3.7   From the Bauhaus to Bond                           39
3.8   Hippy Culture and Liquids                          41
3.9   Art Installations and Expanded Cinema              42
3.10  VJ Culture: Vienna and the World                   44
3.11  Pop and Politics                                   53
4     The Principles of Projectionism                    56
4.1   First Dimension of Projectionism -
The Projector - the Transmitter                    56
4.1.1 The Tool                                           56
4.1.2 The Visionary                                      57
4.2   The Second Element of Projectionism - the Surface  61
4.2.1 The Receiver                                       61
4.2.2 The Contact - Medium                             63
4.2.3 Patina and Faith                                 65
4.3   The Third Dimension of Projectionism -
The Image, The Projectile                        67
4.3.1 Projectiles: Film and Photographs                67
4.3.2 Archaeology of the Future                        69
4.3.3 Freud and Masks                                  71
4.4   The Fourth Dimension of Projectionism -          77
The Camera - the Analyst                         77
4.4.1 The Camera and the Projector - the Janus twins   77
4.4.2 Relativist Projectionism: Watching, Frames and Borders  78
4.4.3 Picasso & the New Cubism                         82
4.5   The Fifth Dimension of Projectionism - Space     83
4.5.1 A Sense of Place: the Great Escape -             83
Reel Space meets Real Space                      83
4.5.2 Dancing on the streets                           87
4.5.3 "Reel" Time meets "Real" Time:
Measurement in Time and Space                    89
4.6   The Sixth Dimension of Projectionism - Time      90
4.6.1 The Time of Day                                  90
4.6.2 Sculpting Time                                   91
4.6.3 Bridges and Fossil Frames                        93
4.6.4 Time as circle: loops and generations            94
4.6.5 Conclusion: The Schools of Projectionism         97
5     Ambient Cinema - A New Kind of Cinema           102
5.1   Expended Cinema and the Hermits of the New Millennium 102
5.2   The Six Dimensions of Ambient Cinema            104
5.2.1 The Projector - Going from the "Pictures"
to the "Movies" with VMS                        104
5.2.2 The Surfaces                                    105
5.2.3 The Projectile - Content                        107
5.2.4 Analysing Eyes: the Director and the VJ           109
5.2.5 Space - Helicopters, revolutions, spheres and swivel chairs  114
5.2.6 Time                                              117
5.3   Ambient Film                                      121
5.3.1 Crystals and symphonies                           121
5.3.2 Tfhe Ambient Film Grid                            122
5.3.3. Shooting for Ambient                             124
5.3.4 Space and Fractured Narrative                     127
5.3.5 Telling stories with Triggers                     129
5.3.6 Ambient stories: Rejuvenating the Classics        130
5.3.7 Gloves and grindstones:                           131
Ambient Film meets Ambient Cinema                 131
5.3.8 D6jh vu with Bernini, Borromini, Caravaggio and Tiepolo 132
6     Conclusion                                        140
6.1   Synapses and Cathedrals                           140
7     Special thanks                                    142
ILLUSTRATIONS - BILDTEIL
Erosion & Wi(e)derstand                                   1
Shadowing the Third Man                                   4
Die Motesiczkys                                          22
Return 2 Reaktor 4                                       26
Ambient Cinema                                           28
Ambient Film: Cutting Garlic - Ruhetag                   30
Ambient Film: Ring Road - Kreisverkehr                   32



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Projection art, Experimental films, Projectors Miscellanea, Video jockeys