Author Archive for: ‘James Thompson’

Neither Head nor Tail: Photogénie, Figuration, Sensation

Heuretic: 1: (logic) The branch of logic concerned with discovery or invention The notion of photogénie, as articulated by French filmmaker and philosopher Jean Epstein, is a quasi-mystical quality of the cinema-image to imbue meaning and moral enhancement into environments and the objects within them, and to disassociate and break apart space-time into a new and tactile screen-reality [1]  . It …

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