Day by day

9.00 – 13.00 Sala della Torre, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Gorizia, via Carducci 2

Greetings

Rodolfo Ziberna
Sindaco di Gorizia

Roberta Demartin
Presidente della Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Gorizia

Antonio Paoletti, Gianluca Madriz
Presidente e Vicepresidente della Camera di Commercio Venezia Giulia

Laura Fasiolo
Vicepresidente del Consorzio per lo Sviluppo del Polo Universitario di Gorizia

Alberto Felice De Toni
Magnifico Rettore Università degli Studi di Udine

Claudio Cressati
Centro Polifunzionale di Gorizia, Università degli Studi di Udine

Andrea Zannini
Direttore del Dipartimento di Studi umanistici
e del patrimonio culturale, Università degli Studi di Udine

Introduction to the XXVI Edition

Simone Venturini (Università degli Studi di Udine)

Automation and Animation: Towards an Archaeology of the Figure of the “Funny Animal” (Mickey, Felix, Flip)

Yasco Horsman (Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University)

Automation, Representation, and the Question Concerning the Legibility of the Image/Machine Today

Pepita Hesselberth (Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society)

The Ghosts in the Machine. Video-On-Demand Recommender Systems and the Myth of Automation

Giorgio Avezzù (Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna)

14.00 – 15.00 Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1 Classroom 3

Re-framing Video Game Agency: Alan Butler’s Down and Out in Los Santos and In-Game Photography as Subversive Play

Berenike Jung (Universität Tübingen)

“Now You’re In The Sunken Place”: Entrapment and Agency in GIFs from Get Out

Ivan Girina (Brunel University, London)

15.15 – 16.30 Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 4

Motionless Revolt. Comic Actions and Inanimate Object in Laurel and Hardy’s Movies

Gabriele Gimmelli (Università degli Studi di Bergamo)

Haunted Machines and the Fear of Mechanic Life

Giuseppe Previtali (Università degli Studi di Bergamo)

Animating Cinema’s Body

Sara Tongiani (Università degli Studi di Genova)

Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 6

The Becoming-Machine: An Act of Resistance to the Ideology of Absolute Transparency

Jacopo Bodini (Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3)

Bodies Becoming Screens: How the Machines Experience the World

Anna Caterina Dalmasso (Université Saint-Louis, Bruxelles)

“Real Virtualities”: Real Time Animation and Immersivity

Giancarlo Grossi (Università degli Studi di Milano)

16.45 – 18.00 Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 4

The Ghost in the Machine – Reflections on Rapture (Arrebato, Iván Zulueta, 1979)

Mats Carlsson (Stockholms universitet)

Those Stuffed Shirts! Inflatables and Air Operated Kinetic Sculptures as Occurrences of Screen-less Animations

Anna Franceschini (IULM, Milano)

Les Enjeux historiographiques et critiques de l’innervation benjaminienne. Vers une approche marxienne des médias

Sonny Walbrou (Université Lille 3 – Charles de Gaulle)

Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 6

Vesuvian Shadows: Eruptions and Ruins in Optical Toys and Panoramas

Massimiliano Gaudiosi (Università degli Studi “Suor Orsola Benincasa”, Napoli)

Tableaux à la puissance trois : la mise en scène cinématographique du tableau vivant entre animation et pétrification de l’image

Michele Bertolini (Accademia di Belle Arti “G. Carrara”, Bergamo)

Artificial Entertainments. Humanoid Automata from the Late-Nineteenth-Century Magic Stage to Scorsese’s Hugo

Katharina Rein (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)

21.00 Kinemax Gorizia, Piazza Vittoria 41, Gorizia

Street of Crocodiles

 (Quay Brothers, 1986, 35mm, 21’)

Presented by Barbara Le Maître (Université Paris Nanterre – HAR), Jessie Martin (Université de Lille – CEAC), Bruno Nassim Aboudrar (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3)

Coming up

Energica avanzata contro i ribelli di El-Baruni

(Luca Comerio, 1912-1913, DCP, 9’)

Pes

(Karpo Ačimović Godina, Mario Uršič, 1965, DCP, 8')

Divjad

(Karpo Ačimović Godina, Jure Pervanje, 1965, DCP, 8')

A.P. (Anno Passato)

(Karpo Ačimović Godina, 1966, DCP, 5')

Presented by Diego Cavallotti, Simone Venturini (Università degli Studi di Udine), Karpo Ačimović Godina (Filmmaker)

 

 

 

 

 

9.00 – 13.00 Sala della Torre, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Gorizia, via Carducci 2

Crossing Boundaries in Digital Archives: Activating Audiovisual Heritage through Human- Machine Interaction

Julia Noordegraaf (Universiteit van Amsterdam)

The Suspended Life of Films: The Archive as Resuscitation of the Past

Trond Lundemo (Stockholms universitet)

Algorithms for Film Digital Restoration: Unsupervised Approaches for Film Frames Enhancement

Alessandro Rizzi, Alice Plutino (Università degli Studi di Milano)

Digital Restoration Tools and the Paradoxes of Uniqueness

Sabrina Negri (University of Colorado Boulder)

La Mécanique du désir : une fable autour du Grand verre

Barbara Le Maître (Université Paris Nanterre – HAR)

L’Automate et le fantasme de la chair

Jessie Martin (Université de Lille – CEAC)

Dada & Cie

Bruno Nassim Aboudrar (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3)

14.30 – 15.45 Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1 Classroom 3

Danse avec le robot

Arnauld Pierre (Centre André Chastel – Université Paris- Sorbonne)

Self-driving Auto(mata)s: Audiovisuality, Assemblage and Performance

Sonia Campanini (Goethe- Universität, Frankfurt am Main)

Google Photos and Personal Memory: Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story?

Daniel Bassan Petry (Instituto Federal do Rio Grande do Sul)

16.00 – 17.00 Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 4

Archive Robots: On Bernard Stiegler’s Visions of Work and Futurity

Jaka Lombar (Universiteit van Amsterdam)

Forms of Surveillance: Approaches to the Representation of the Power in to the Public Sphere. Spanish Media Case of Study

Alan Salvadó, Ivan Pintor Iranzo, Mercè Oliva (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona)

Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 6

Supplement of Soul and/as Animation. A Brief Introduction

Linda Bertelli (IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca)

The Urge to Create Visions – A Naturalistic Archeology of Cinema by Stefan Themerson

Karol Jóźwiak (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3)

Animation, Animated Cartoon and Liveliness: From Eisenstein to Disney

Marie Rebecchi (Università degli Studi di Udine/Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3)

17.15 – 19.00 Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 4

Présentation de BEAUVIATECH/TECHNÈS (2019/2021), programme soutenu par l’Agence Nationale de Recherche (ANR)

Gilles Mouëllic (TECHNÈS/Université Rennes 2)

Corps appareillés ou appareils anthropomorphisés ? Sur certaines tensions contradictoires au sein des inventions de l’entreprise Aaton

Simon Daniellou (TECHNÈS/Université Rennes 2)

“Hand-held camera” et cinéma virtuel. Réinterpréter la « Paluche » à l’ère de l’animation numérique, entre automaticité et imitation de la vie

Jean-Baptiste Massuet (TECHNÈS/Université Rennes 2)

Des caméras pour tous ou pour chacun ? Automatisation et adaptabilité dans la conception des objets techniques à partir du cas Aaton

Eric Thouvenel (TECHNÈS/Université Rennes 2)

Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 6

Tinplate Automatons and Optical Toys as News Medias for Showing Humans and Machines in 19th Century France

Marion Charroppin (Université de Montréal)

Electronic Automation in Italy in the 1960s: Two Antithetical Perspectives

Francesco Spampinato (Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna)

21.00 Mediateca “Ugo Casiraghi”, Piazza Vittoria 41, Gorizia

In the Cave

Directed by Ivan Gergolet, produced by David Cej, Antonio Giacomin, Igor Prinčič, Transmedia production, 2018, VR installation

9.00 – 13.30 Sala della Torre, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Gorizia, via Carducci 2

Humanizing the Drone

Ada Ackerman (Centre national de la recherche scientifique – CNRS)

“The Unmanned” by Fabien Giraud and Raphaël Siboni. On the Political Genealogy of Computing Systems

Alice Leroy (Université Paris Est Marne-la-Vallée)

On the Idea of “Machine Vision”

Antonio Somaini (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3)

The Untimeliness of Media

Wolfgang Ernst (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Visceral Operations / Assemblage

Christina Lammer (Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien)

The Application of Animation and Automation in the Simulation of Life in a Biomedical Research Laboratory

David Steinman, Dolores Steinman (University of Toronto)

Men of the Space Age Meet Men of the Stone Age: Mnemotechnologies and Temporal Disorientation in Pierre-Dominique Gaisseau’s Le Ciel et la boue (1961)

Sophie Hopmeier (University of Saint Andrews)

Coming up

Presentation of the Spring School Sections

14.00 - 15.00 Mediateca “Ugo Casiraghi”, Piazza Vittoria 41, Gorizia

In the Cave

Directed by Ivan Gergolet, produced by David Cej, Antonio Giacomin, Igor Prinčič, Transmedia production, 2018, VR installation

15.00 – 18.00 Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 6

Crimea and the Far East. Filming the Soviet Promised Land for Jewish People

Evgenia Volosova (IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca)

Untranslating il nuovo cinema americano

Faye Corthésy (Université de Lausanne)

The Screen and the Enchantment: Maria Klonaris and Katerina Thomadaki’s Expanded Cinema

Giulia Simi (Independent Researcher)

Second Time Around, Which Is in Fact the First. Practice of Displacement and Radical Mediation in Dora Garcia’s Segunda Vez

Annalisa Pellino (IULM, Milano)

Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 4

Elusive Porn and Networked Exchanges

Susanna Paasonen (University of Turku)

New Standards of Respectability in Contemporary Pornography: Pornhub’s Corporate Communication

Silvia Rodeschini (Università degli Studi di Firenze)

Sexy Data

Patrick Keilty (University of Toronto)

Porn Comics: Fantasy and a Total Exposure

Hagai Dagan (Sapir College)

Deepfake Porn: Pornography and Visual Effects

Éric Falardeau (Université du Québec à Montréal – UQAM)

Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 5

Transition States

Ulrik Ekman (Københavns Universitet)

Iteration vs Itineration: Theory and the GNU Debugger

David Gauthier (Universiteit van Amsterdam)

Reiterations of “NOW” Sensor-Media and the Genealogy of “The Contemporary Condition”

Sebastian Scholz (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

18.30 Mediateca “Ugo Casiraghi”, Piazza Vittoria 41, Gorizia

Limina Awards for Italian and International film studies books with the support of Azienda Vinicola Livio Felluga

Food and refreshments will be served after the Awards ceremony

21.00 Kinemax Gorizia, Piazza Vittoria 41, Gorizia

Threesomes

(Poppy Sanchez [Sex School], 2018, DCP, 38’)

Frostbite

(Laura Rämö, Luna Kuu, Martin Jäger [Erika Lust Film], 2018, DCP, 18’)

Snapshot (excerpt)

(Shine Louise Huston [Pink&White Productions], 2017, DCP, 9’)

Pitch

(Four Chambers, 2016, DCP, 8’)

Presented by Chiara Pellegrini (Fish&Chips Artistic Director)

Coming up

Fuck the Fascism in Rome

(Maria Basura, 2017, DCP, 5’)

Steps

(Ben Berlin, 2018, DCP, 5’)

Female Touch

(Morgana Mayer, 2018, DCP, 80’)

Presented by Lucio Massa (Hacker Porn Artistic Director)

9.00 – 13.30 Sala della Torre, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio Gorizia, via Carducci 2

The Propaganda of the Marshall Plan: American Soft Power's Greatest Success?

David W. Ellwood (Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies)

Visible Evidences and Sneaky Sponsors: American Sponsored Films in Italy During the Reconstruction

Paola Bonifazio (University of Texas, Austin)

The Aesthetics of the Global Value Chain

Vinzenz Hediger (Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main)

Circulation of Industrial Images in Post WWII Czechoslovakia

Lucie Česálková (National Film Archive, Prague)

Industrial “Psycho-chromatics”: Functional Colors, Efficiency and Well-being During the Italian Boom

Federico Pierotti (Università degli Studi di Firenze)

Materiality of the Margins: Faces and Bodies of the INA-Casa Plan

Lorenzo Marmo (Università degli Studi Roma Tre)

14.00 - 15.00 Mediateca “Ugo Casiraghi”, Piazza Vittoria 41, Gorizia

In the Cave

Directed by Ivan Gergolet, produced by David Cej, Antonio Giacomin, Igor Prinčič, Transmedia production, 2018, VR installation

15.00 – 18.00 Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 6

Finding an Audience. Funding, Production Methods and Exploitation of Experimental Audiovisual on Migration

Maria Francesca Piredda (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano)

Migrant Notes. On the Resistance of Image(s) and Civil Encounters

Alice Cati, Valentina Bonizzi (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano)

Mapping Displacement: Paulo Nazareth's Work on the Migratory Routes

Federica Stevanin (Università degli Studi di Padova)

Carne y Arena: Discussing Hybridity in a Documentary Experience of Border Crossing

Ludovica Fales (University of West London)

Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 4

Porn Goes to Festivals

Mariella Popolla (Università degli Studi di Genova)

The Techniques of Sex: Valentina Nappi’s Narratives of Pornography

Giuseppe Previtali (Università degli Studi di Bergamo)

More than 31: Experiences of Watching Porn in Turkey

İhsan Can Asman (University of Turku)

“Punk, Porn, and Politics”: A Critical Consideration of Feminist Porn Productions

James F. Anderson (University of Sunderland)

Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 5

Historiography and Time in the Study of Media Temporalities: Between Materiality and Representation

Katarina Andjelkovic (Independent Researcher)

Technologies, corps et Anthropocène : en pensant la crise de l'humain

Adriano Messias (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

The Discrete Cosine Transform: Mapping the Deep Time of Compression

Marek Jancovic (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)

Slowing Down Nuclear Explosions: Rescaled/Reformatted Temporalities

Antoine Prévost-Balga (Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main/Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3)

15.00 – 18.30 Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio Gorizia, via Carducci 2

Townscape, Nationscape, Mediascape. Postwar Italian Reconstruction and Utility Film

Francesco Pitassio (Università degli Studi di Udine)

Photographic Image of INA-Casa

Angelo Desole (Università degli Studi di Udine)

Visions of a (Changing) Country. Landscape, Tradition and Modernization in the Montecatini Industrial Films

Paolo Villa (Università degli Studi di Udine)

Travelling Across Italy. Industrial Reconstruction Through the Lens of Italian Railway Co. and Breda Documentary Films (1948-1953)

Giovanni Grasso (Università degli Studi di Udine)

Raiding Africa. Fiat’s Sponsored Films and the Mapping Impulse of Industrial Cinema

Simone Dotto (Università degli Studi di Udine)

18.30 - 20.00 Kinemax Gorizia, Piazza Vittoria 41, Gorizia

Pleasure Rocks Pornopoetica & La Nut production In collaboration with studiofaganel \ art gallery+frame lab

Presentation of the project and book launch

21.00 Screenings Kinemax Gorizia, Piazza Vittoria 41, Gorizia

Le vie del metano

(1952, DCP, sub eng, 11’)

Prisoners of the Subsoil

(Prigionieri del sottosuolo, 1956, DCP, 15’)

Italian Story

(Una storia italiana, 1961, DCP, 28’)

Accident Prevention at Work

(Difendiamo il lavoro, 1961, DCP, 14’)

Coming up

Der unsterbliche Lump

(Gustav Ucicky, coll. Joe May, 1929-1930, 35mm, 67’)

Presented by Geoff Brown (Film and Music Historian, London), Hans-Michael Bock (CineGraph, Hamburg)

10.00 – 13.00 Sala della Torre, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio Gorizia, via Carducci 2

Universal Language, Local Accent. Music and Songs in the Early Talking Films

Geoff Brown (Film and Music Historian, London)

We Went Looking for Pleasure and We Found Risk

Alan McKee (University of Technology Sydney)

Presentation of the 30th Issue of CINÉMA & Cie – International Film Studies Journal

Simone Dotto (Università degli Studi di Udine)
Federico Zecca (Università degli Studi di Bari “Aldo Moro”)

15.00 – 18.00 Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 6

Media for (which) Change?

Nicole Braida (Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main)

From The Battle of Algiers to the Arab Spring: How New Media Have Changed the Way We Tell Riots and Revolutions

Andrea Massera (Università degli Studi di Genova)

Reshaping the Polis. Moving Images Practices and Social Inclusion: Some Case Studies

Raffaele Pavoni (Università degli Studi di Firenze)

Subjective Narrative Focus in Choice-Based Storytelling

Nic Velissaris (RMIT University Melbourne)

Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 4

National Playmates and Feminist Killjoys: The Italian “Sex-wars”and the Soft-Porn Stardom of the 1970s

Dalila Missero (Università degli Studi di Milano)

From Passing Strangers to Buddies: Arthur J. Bressan Jr.’s Pornographic Homorealism

Nikola Stepić (Concordia University)

Not that Cute: The Trouble with the Ugly Old Stuff

Laura Saarenmaa (University of Turku)

Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 2

Music in the Period of Multi Language Versions

Geoff Brown (Film and Music Historian, London)

18.00 - 19.00 Mediateca “Ugo Casiraghi”, Piazza Vittoria 41, Gorizia

Photogrammetry Systems and Virtual Reality – New Approaches to Experimental Moving Images. Case Study: In the Cave

Workshop with David Cej, Antonio Giacomim, Ivan Gergolet.
Coordinates Ludovica Fales

20.30 Screenings Kinemax Gorizia, Piazza Vittoria 41, Gorizia

Quasi una tangente 

(Massimo Bacigalupo, 1966, 16mm, 37’) 16mm edition (2018) from the original/reversal 8mm

Gregory Markopoulos e Robert Beavers

(Massimo Bacigalupo, 1987, DCP, 3’)

Balanchine Ricercar – Angela Kirsten

(Massimo Bacigalupo, 1973-2019, DCP, 4’)

Presented by Massimo Bacigalupo (Filmmaker), Mirco Santi, Paolo Simoni (Archivio Home Movies/Art & Experimental Film, Bologna)

Coming up

Witnessing Exile

(Danièle Bélanger, 2019, DCP, 60’)

Lumierés sur l’eau

(Ariel St-Louis Lamureux, Nicolas Lachapelle, 2016, DCP, 60’)

Presented by Danièle Bélanger (Université Laval, Québec), Viva Paci, Anne-Gabrielle Lebrun-Harpin (Université du Québec à Montréal – UQAM/labdoc)

9.00 - 13.30 Sala della Torre, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio Gorizia, via Carducci 2

Massimo Bacigalupo: Quasi una tangente Between Past and Present: From the First Screenings to the Restoration and New Editions (1966-2018)

Massimo Bacigalupo (Filmmaker)

Construire le voyage 2. Le geste graphique de la lanterne magique et du webdocumentaire, devant les confins des terres

Viva Paci, Philippe Marion (Université du Québec à Montréal – UQAM/labdoc)

Witnessing Exile: A Multimedia and Mapping Documentary Project

Danièle Bélanger (Université Laval, Québec)

Matriarchive of the Mediterranean: Documenting the Migrant Crisis from a Feminist Viewpoint

Rosanna Maule (GRAFICS, Concordia University)

Le Global Jukebox d’Alan Lomax : un dispositif audiovisuel et interactif d’exploration des frontières culturelles

Gilles Tassé (Université du Québec à Montréal – UQAM/labdoc)

Réflexions sur le rôle du montage dans la création de films documentaires réalisés avec les communautés autochtones au Canada : Lumières sur l'eau

Anne-Gabrielle Lebrun-Harpin (Université du Québec à Montréal – UQAM/labdoc)

15.00 – 18.00 Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 6

The Hunter & the Wolff: Writing and Designing an Interactive Cinematic VR Story

Tobias Palma (University of York)

From Lascaux to Star Trek: Portals and Immersive Technologies

Erin Obodiac (Cornell University)

Star Wars: Galaxies, a Minor Videogame Adaptation of Lucas’ Saga

Andrea Privitera (Università degli Studi di Padova/University of Western Ontario)

Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 4

Porn Literacy Without Porn Studies?

Clarissa Smith (University of Sunderland)

The Influence of a Porn Literacy Intervention on Beliefs and Attitudes about Sexuality

Marina F. Thomas (Radboud University, Netherlands and Koc University)

PaderPorn Studies: Report from the Frontlines of German Academia

Madita Oeming (University of Paderborn)

Having Students Produce Porn

Patrick Catuz (Independent Scholar)

Polo Santa Chiara, via Santa Chiara 1, Classroom 2

Designing the Worlds of Joe May. Art Directors in Weimar Cinema and Beyond

Catherine Surowiec (Film Historian, London)

18.00 - 19.00 Mediateca “Ugo Casiraghi”, Piazza Vittoria 41, Gorizia

In the Cave

Directed by Ivan Gergolet, produced by David Cej, Antonio Giacomin, Igor Prinčič, Transmedia production, 2018, VR installation

18.00 – 19.00 Dipartimento di Studi umanistici e del patrimonio culturale, Vicolo Florio 2/b Sala Cinema

Permanent Seminar on Italian Cinema: An Update on the Status of Current Research on Non-theatrical and Ephemera Cinematic Heritage

(For project members only)