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Mediating Subjectivity through Materiality in Documentary Practice.

Brylla, C., 2017. Mediating Subjectivity through Materiality in Documentary Practice. In: Markham, T. and Rodgers, S., eds. Conditions of Mediation: Phenomenological Perspectives on Media. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 223-236.

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DOI: 10.3726/978-1-4539-1904-0


This chapter discusses my documentary film practice, which explores the filmic mediation of subjectivity through the materiality of the pro-filmic event and the materiality of the film text. One of the major challenges for documentary filmmakers lies in the identification and mediation of subjective experiences and their expository degree of traits unique to the person being filmed. But, how can a spatiotemporally highly localized, first-person phenomenon like “subjectivity” be turned into a “collective” subjectivity that is experienced by an audience?

Item Type:Book Section
ISBN:9781433137297, 9781433134692, 9781453919040
Uncontrolled Keywords:phenomenology ; film ; documentary
Group:Faculty of Media & Communication
ID Code:33360
Deposited By: Symplectic RT2
Deposited On:13 Feb 2020 09:31
Last Modified:14 Mar 2022 14:19


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