Alison McMahan

Archis 1999 #6, Archis 1999 #6

Verhalende ruimte / Narrativized space

Posted on June 7, 1999 — by

The classic model of the cinematic experience describes the spectator as an institutionally sanctioned voyeur, who goes to the cinema to witness a fantasy for a mass audience narrativized on screen. Yet within this very public ritual, each spectator is able to play out their own private fantasies (Frederic Jameson goes so far as to […]

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Archis 1999 #3

Ruimte als evenement: IMAX / Space as event: IMAX

Posted on March 7, 1999 — by

One of the most spectacular and well-attended events at the Universal Exposition in Paris in 1900 was the Lumière Giant Cinématographe, 25 minute-long screenings that consisted of 15 films and in addition some colour photographs projected on a screen 21 metres wide and 18 metres high. The programme was changed regularly so that a total […]

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