Shooting Theory


Project Summary:

Since 2007 I have been working on Shooting Theory – bringing together digital video technology and print textual philosophy/theory through imaging philosophical/theoretical concepts. The intended end product is a scalar and print book.

Project Description:

To date I have produced fourteen image texts (print and film):
2007 Martin Heidegger – Dynamic Stillness, 40 days and nights of sunrise and sunset, Judean Desert
2008 Edmund Husserl – Epoché Reflections and Blind Residuum Caves, Judean Desert, Negev, Golan, and Galilee https://vimeo.com/21341729
2009 George Bataille and Simone Weil – Beautiful Waste: Dead Sea Sinkholes, Dead Sea, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDtr_8n54Cg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrFfwa483A4
2009 Paul Virilio – ‘Camel Vision Machine’ (Wadi Ram- Jordian Desert)
2010 Gilles Deleuze – Shooting the Blur: the Syrian state, the Israeli state, the British state, the Jordanian state, Golan, North shore of the Dead Sea, Abu Dis, Jerusalem, Gilo/ Beit Jala https://vimeo.com/24035994
2011 Jacques Lacan and Paul Virilio-‘Imaging Time and the Real’
2012 Emmanuel Levinas – Shooting the Elemental, Aleyska and Seward Highways, Girdwood, Whittier and Prince William Sound\ Lake George Valley, Lake George Glacier,Colony Glacier, Whiteout Glacier and Surprise Glacier, Alaska https://vimeo.com/42109865
2012 Walter Benjamin – Flâneuring Ancient Arcade Ruins, Israel/Palestine. https://vimeo.com/46174007
2013 Martin Heidegger – Flashes of Perception - Pangnirtung, Cumberland Sound, Saniru in Baffin Island, Eastern Arctic https://vimeo.com/71183979
2013 Samuel Mallin – The Sinuous Turn, Ancient Minoan lines, Gournia, Knosos, Malia, Phaestos in Crete https://vimeo.com/77701915
2014 Alain Badiou and Hindu Theory of Numbers, Shooting Zero in ancient lands. Salt Icon of Zero in Israel and India https://vimeo.com/115414403
2015 Georges Bataille, Expenditure in Mount Etna https://vimeo.com/150547004
2016 Object Oriented Ontology and Alfred Korzybski, Niagara Falls is the Thing
https://vimeo.com/193419039
2017 Alfred North Whitehead, Green as Eternal Object
https://vimeo.com/232585451

Project Type:
Funded

Project Role:
To bring digital technology and political theory together.

Country 1:
Canada

Country 2:
United States

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Mexico

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2007
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2020

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