Articles from 1(1)/2008 – Visual Anthropology Research and The Cinema of Reality

FOR AN EKPHRASTIC POETICS OF VISUAL ARTS AND REPRESENTATIONS

Doru POP

Abstract: The essays uses the Greek term ekphrasis, as it was conceived by the rhetoric tradition of Homerid descent, and puts it into a transdisciplinary context. Ekphrasis and ekphrastic poetics is transferred into the field of contemporary arts of representation and is used mainly as a concept to... Read More

ACTION, SPACE AND EMOTION IN FILM: REALITY AND SPEECH ACTS IN BRESSON AND SCORSESE

Patrizia LOMBARDO

Abstract:   These paperwork refers to the issue of reality in film and includes some remarks on the emotions expressed by the character or the situation in the chosen filmic examples as well as on the emotions provoked in the spectator. The awareness of speech acts can pave the way to our... Read More

REFLECTIONS ON THE SCOURGE OF ALCOHOLISM

Ella VERES

Abstract: Reflection on the scourge of alcoholism is an applied study based on the Theater of the Oppressed method, combined in a series of interviews, with the purpose of healing and change, giving a voice to relatives who still suffered quietly after they lost their loved ones to alcohol. All the... Read More

REALISM(S) AND SOCIAL NETWORKS. TOWARDS A COMMUNICATION CONTINUUM

Cesare MASSARENTI

Abstract: What I’ve been working on during the past few years is a rethinking of our understanding about communication and the paradigms that have been and still are to a large extent the points of reference for the media industry. Basically, what we can see is that we had some explicit trends until... Read More

NOTES TOWARD A THESIS ON THEATRE AND MEMORY

Michael PAGE

Abstract: This essay initiates an enquiry into theatre as an action of memory. From a consideration of Foucault’s concept of heterotopic spaces it moves to a review of the imaginary spaces of classical mnemonic techniques and theories, and thence to their incorporation into the mystery and morality... Read More

EVERYDAY LIFE DRAMA: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY PROJECT IN PROGRESS

Miruna RUNCAN, C.C. BURICEA-MLINARCIC

Keywords: Theatre, History, Young people, Self-Representations

Abstract: Do young people react and represent themselves in the actual post-communist society? What kind of images do they have about the recent past, especially related to the socialist era? The field of political and social representations of youngsters seems blurred, and the so called refuse of civic... Read More

DEGRÉS DE LA REPRÉSENTATION ESTHÉTIQUE: PEINTURE, LITTÉRATURE, CINÉMA

Ioan POP-CURŞEU,

Abstract: The matter of this article – originally that of a seminar given at the University of Geneva in 2004-2005, and soon the subject of a book – intends to explore different degrees and manners of representation. I distinguished three degrees of representation, according to the difficulties... Read More

REAL AND UNREAL IN RECENT ROMANIAN CINEMA

Dan Anton VASILIU

Abstract: The aim of the present study is to try and detected a possible explanation for the real media boom obtained by the productions of short fiction movies of the year 2000 in Romania. We will take into consideration a „show case”, containing six titles with a huge notoriety for the... Read More

LE PARADOXE DE DEGAS

Oana DEMETER

DAH THEATRE SERBIA. THE THEATRICAL RESEARCH CENTRE

Oana POCAN

Abstract: Representing initially only an ambitious theatrical project, which couldn’t find its place in the cultural context of former Yugoslavia not even from a legal point of view, DAH theatre had been existing since 1991 and intensifies year by year it national and international impact. Talking... Read More