Posts Tagged ‘gesture’

Vilém Flusser, Gestures, trans. by Nancy Ann Roth (London: University of Minnesota Press, 2014) ‘Towards a General Theory of Gestures’ pp.161-176 p.162 Gesture can be seen as a kind of movement. What separates gestures defined in this way from other movements is their epistemological overdetermination. When I lift my arm, I can explain the movement […]

Väliaho, Pasi. ‘Simulation, Automata, Cinema: A Critique of Gestures’, Theory & Event, 8:2 (2005) pp.1-39 [accessed:] p.36 The experimental, bare life that the hysterical body crystallizes in its distorted gestures, spasmodic jerks and abnormal physiognomy is rendered visible and known — and perhaps even brought into existence — by modern technological media.