Published in NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies, Spring, 2015. Online at: necsus-ejms.org/film-studies-in-the-groove-rhythmising-perception-in-carnal-locomotive/, where you can also read the accompanying text: "Film studies in the groove? Rhythmising perception in Carnal Locomotive." A PDF of this article is available here: ingentaconnect.com/contentone/aup/necsus/2015/00000004/00000001/art00007.
For Vivian Sobchack.
Thanks also to David Cairns, Gordon Hon, David Sorfa, Benjamin Sampson, Chiara Grizzaffi, Bartek Dziadosz, Richard Elliott, Ian Garwood, Kevin B. Lee, audiences at the Jarman Lab "Embodied Mind" Masterclass (Birkbeck, University of London) and the Glasgow Short Film Festival symposium 2015, and especially to Adrian Martin and Cristina Álvarez López.
FOR STUDY PURPOSES ONLY
LE JOUR ET L’HEURE/THE DAY AND THE HOUR (1963; directed by René Clément; cinematography by Henri Decae).
Claude Lévi-Strauss, TRISTES TROPIQUES.1959/1963, 59-60. In the amended translation by Boris Wiseman, LEVI-STRAUSS, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND AESTHETICS (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), 47.
Steven Shaviro, THE CINEMATIC BODY (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1993), 255-256.
Both quotations are centrally cited by Vivian Sobchack in her book CARNAL THOUGHTS: EMBODIMENT AND MOVING IMAGE CULTURE (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004), vi & 61.
MUSIC: HALLON by Christian Bjoerklund. Licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 International License. Online at: freemusicarchive.org/music/Christian_Bjoerklund/Skapmat/christian_bjoerklund_-_skpmat_ep_-_01_-_hallon.
THANKS to David Cairns for ‘Shakes on a Train’, SHADOWPLAY, February 4, 2015. Online at: dcairns.wordpress.com/2015/02/04/shakes-on-a-train/.
VIDEO: Catherine Grant, 2015