This new volume by a widely known and influential theorist provides
a radical new way of thinking about film outside conventional
cinema, and in relation to our everyday lives, and will appeal to a
wide audience interested in film and media.
'Burgin explores the impressionistic qualities of cinema and how, in recollection, the viewer relates to image: exploring how memory and circumstance place certain sequences in our psyches, the overwhelming beauty of certain images and sequences becoming larger than the bodies of work they've hailed from ... Burgin's art swoon is nearly as tempting as some of the beauty he finds in small, strange places.' - i-D Magazine
Artist and writer Victor Burgin is Millard Chair of Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, University of London, and Professor Emeritus of History of Consciousness at the University of California. His theoretical works include In/Different Spaces (1996), The End of Art Theory (1986) and Thinking Photography (1982), and monographs of his visual work include Some Cities (Reaktion, 1996) and Relocating (2002). His photographic and video works are represented in major museum collections worldwide.