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    Screen memories: a video essay on Smultronstället / Wild Strawberries

    Grant, Catherine (2018) Screen memories: a video essay on Smultronstället / Wild Strawberries. CINERGIE - Il Cinema e le altre Arti 13 , ISSN 2280-9481.

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    Abstract

    Screen Memories is a short split-screen video about Ingmar Bergman’s 1957 film Smultronstället / Wild Strawberries and its connections with the Freudian concept of ‘screen memories’ that began as a piece of free-associational audiovisual exploration. Rather than an explicit work of scholarly exposition, explication or argumentation, it is an instance of creative practice as a mode of enquiry: a concise compilation made to perform or frame a new audiovisual encounter—in this case turning on a technique of gentle defamiliarisation (Ostranenie)—in order to engender new material thinking and feeling. The video is accompanied by a detailed written exegesis and contextualisation that aim to expand on its central topic, to make more manifest its audiovisual methodology, and to situate it as practice-led research, that is, as a work attempting to produce new knowledge, both through its particular form and through the reflections generated by this. The video is also online at Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/251838111 Keywords video essay; screen memories; Freud; psychoanalytic film theory; multiple-screen video

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): video essay, screen memories, Freud, psychoanalytic film theory, multiple-screen video
    School: School of Arts > Film, Media and Cultural Studies
    Research Centres and Institutes: Moving Image, Birkbeck Institute for the (BIMI)
    Depositing User: Catherine Grant
    Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2018 14:36
    Last Modified: 10 Feb 2021 13:30
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/23123

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