Martin Lucas

Martin Lucas
City University of New York - Hunter College | Hunter CUNY · Department of Film and Media Studies

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Politics of Social practice art

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This article examines the work of two social practice artists, Jeanne van Heeswijk, and Tania Bruguera who in different ways work with Hannah Arendt's evocation of democratic action in a "space of appearances" as the fulfillment of human potential. The article looks at how these artists use different approaches to offer the moment of of personal en...
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This paper looks at new articulations of the subject found in documentary films about the Indignado or 15-M (15 May) movement and the Occupy Wall Street movement in 2011. These movements rejected representation in favor of a call for direct democracy on a political level. The paper suggests that their rejection had significant implications for docu...
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This essay re-evaluates the ethics of subject relations in documentary film in the context of films dealing with traumatic memory and disaster. Using a mix of personal insights developed in the context of making a film about the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and an examination of notions of representation in the literature of documentar...
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The making and distribution of the Gulf Crisis TV Project series of public access videos during the Gulf War.

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