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Flesh Into Light by Robert Haller by Robert Haller

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She not only lives in a contested terrain but she challenges it. More important are the existential concerns that appear in her cinema — freedom, autonomy, death. The themes of identity and meaning emerge in our common movements. The book is a rhapsodic journey that takes us through a woman's search for a contemporary poetics of the body as a motion picture art. Greenfield believes in the potency of the image of the body in motion, that it speaks to viewers now just as much as when she began to make films in 1970. Author: Robert Haller Publisher: Bristol : Intellect, 2012.

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Flesh Into Light: The Films of Amy Greenfield

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They are reserved to make explicit what is already implicit in the movements of the body. The actions we see in a Greenfield film are not complicated, and the way we apprehend them is straightforward. She not only lives in a contested terrain but she challenges it. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without written permission. In the late 1960s Greenfield sought the latter. Chapter 1 Beginnings In 1970 Amy Greenfield began to make motion pictures that were based on the unexplored potential of filmed images of the body in movement. That bodily experience includes eroticism as a constant, though not dominating, factor.

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Flesh into light : the films of Amy Greenfield (Book, 2012) [blueshirtsunited.com]

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Duration, the passing of time, was a frequent subject. Author: Robert Haller Publisher: Bristol : Intellect, 2012. This declaration of the potential of the body as art this sequence was precious to Powell but finally was not included in the finished film can be applied to nearly every film made by Greenfield. The films were censored — erased — while Greenfield had a New York gallery show in January and February, and then restored after multiple protests. Afterward I wanted to see The Red Shoes over and over, and so I also saw The Tales of Hoffmann repeatedly. They shot a clothed version for broadcast and a nude version for themselves. All 3 films were posted on Vimeo and YouTube.

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Flesh into light : the films of Amy Greenfield (Book, 2012) [blueshirtsunited.com]

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Chapter 1 Beginnings In 1970 Amy Greenfield began to make motion pictures that were based on the unexplored potential of filmed images of the body in movement. She is one of the pioneers of cinema dance. Companions or aides of persons with disabilities are admitted free of charge. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without written permission. Only at mid-century did film-makers successfully unite these qualities of dance with cinema.

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Tompkinsville's Robert Haller turns 'Flesh Into Light' Sunday at the Staten Island Museum

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Those concerns are a thread that runs through all of her films and videotapes, but so too is the ultimate condition of mystery at the end of the thread. His photographs of avant-garde filmmakers have been published in the New York Times and exhibited at the Albright Knox gallery. This declaration of the potential of the body as art this sequence was precious to Powell but finally was not included in the finished film can be applied to nearly every film made by Greenfield. In this her work echoes the choices of Isadora Duncan, and some 1960s choreographers like Yvonne Rainer. He has written books and catalogues on Fritz Lang, Stan Brakhage, Kenneth Anger, Jim Davis and more. YouTube then reversed its decision and reinstated the Greenfield films, which were also available on another Internet site, Boing Boing. The other titles amassed twenty thousand more viewers.

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She was convinced that dance on film as film had only rarely been made. But in this clarity there is also an unanswered question: Why do they spin, resist nature, challenge themselves? YouTube then reversed its decision and reinstated the Greenfield films, which were also available on another Internet site, Boing Boing. He lectures on avant-garde film internationally. I want to watch the upside down backwards part around 7:00 again. Exile, as experienced in Element and in Antigone, for example, is implicit in much of her work. Her expressive cinematic body language reveals poetic representations of the female body and surreal motion.

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Flesh into Light : the Films of Amy Greenfield. (eBook, 2012) [blueshirtsunited.com]

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Only at mid-century did film-makers successfully unite these qualities of dance with cinema. As a dancer-choreographer in the 1960s, she had been recorded — filmed — in several projects, but knew that those films had none of the penetrating energy and ideas of her favorite film-makers — Ingmar Bergman, Federico Fellini, Jean Cocteau, Michael Powell, Stan Brakhage, Jonas Mekas, Gregory Markopoulos, and Kenneth Anger. Greenfield felt this condition long before taking up a motion picture camera. These questions are implicit in each film. Greenfield believes in the potency of the image of the body in motion, that it speaks to viewers now just as much as when she began to make films in 1970. The Briton Michael Powell 1905—90 and the American Hilary Harris 1930—99 were 2 more — Powell made The Red Shoes in 1948 and The Tales of Hoffmann in 1951, and Hilary Harris made Nine Variations on a Dance Theme in 1966.

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Flesh Into Light

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Flesh Into Light Flesh Into Light The Films of Amy Greenfield Robert A. We would not have the thunderous sound of the sheet as it snaps and ripples behind her. In this, as in other Greenfield videotapes and films, the body is the central image, metaphoric but also that of a very specific woman. Appendix 4: Six notions and a question about my work in videoAppendix 5: The Clock Tower; Appendix 6: Bibliography; Appendix 7: Greenfield on Greenfield; BackCover. He lectures on avant-garde film internationally. These questions are implicit in each film.

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Flesh into light : the films of Amy Greenfield (Book, 2012) [blueshirtsunited.com]

flesh into light haller robert

Based upon shared common experience, her films stimulate subjective interpretation. The E-mail message field is required. Exile, as experienced in Element and in Antigone, for example, is implicit in much of her work. Amy Greenfield is one of the handful of film-makers and dancers who opened the realms of film and dance to each other in 1940—80. He lectures on avant-garde cinema worldwide. The 2 alternating cameras, separated by 180 degrees, regarded her as she walked into a spot-lit central space, picked up a sheet, and spun, naked and without any apparent interruption, for nearly 15 minutes, before collapsing onto the floor in a state of disoriented exhaustion. The films were censored — erased — while Greenfield had a New York gallery show in January and February, and then restored after multiple protests.

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