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[Commlist] Call for Papers – Contratexto (Peru)

Wed Apr 08 21:21:43 GMT 2020

Call For Papers – Contratexto (Peru) – Reinventions and new poetics of cinema in the post-internet era

Deadline: May 15th, 2020

Contratexto is an Open Access refereed academic journal published by the Faculty of Communication at the University of Lima every six months, with emphasis on the field of communication and related branches. It edits articles, research papers, essays and bibliographical reviews in Spanish, Portuguese and English. Article Processing Charges (APC) are not required.

The 34th edition of Contratexto will address the deep transformations caused by the democratization of internet access, phone applications, digital cameras, and in general terms, of new technologies and new audiovisual media in the aesthetic and poetic tendencies, the film industry and its economy, the production, distribution and exhibition practices but also in critical and academic reception of film works.

Dossier editors: Gala Hernández López (Universidad París 8, Francia) y Alex Pena Morado (Universidad Pompeu Fabra, España).

•       Film and new media
•       Virtual reality and immersive experiences
• Representation and figuration of the internet and new technologies in cinema
•       Glitch aesthetic, poor image, low-definition and low-tech aesthetic
•       Remediation, transmediality, intermediality, relocation
• Remixology, mash-ups, image ecology, appropriation practices in the post-internet era (saved footage, desktop films)
•       Global screen, Facebook Live and live streaming
•       YouTube studies
•       Amateurism and new DIY aesthetical tendencies
• Bastard culture: the transformation of cultural production though user intervention, including fan fictions, fan edit, fancuts • Interactivity, interactive installation, web documentary, expanded cinema • New methods of production, distribution and exhibition in the post-internet era
•       Video-essay and new methods of film criticism using image
• Visual representations of Big Data and its impact on film art and industry
•       Political and ethical problems of cinema in the post-internet era

In addition to this thematic dossier, we accept submissions in the general field of communication. The deadline for these is also May 15th, papers submitted after that date WILL NOT be reviewed for the next number, instead, they will be queued for subsequent editions.

If you or any other colleague is interested you may read the complete call for papers in:

Submit your paper: (contratexto /at/ (APCs not required)

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