Download e-book for iPad: Animation – Process, Cognition and Actuality by Dan Torre

By Dan Torre

ISBN-10: 1501308149

ISBN-13: 9781501308147

Animation - strategy, Cognition and reality presents a uniquely philosophical and multi-disciplinary method of the scholarly research of animation, by utilizing the foundations of procedure philosophy and Deleuzian movie aesthetics to debate animation practices, from early optical units to modern city layout and installations. the various unique theories awarded are a process-philosophy dependent idea of animation; a cognitive conception of animation; a brand new theoretical method of the lively documentary; an unique investigative method of animation; and exact issues as to the convergence of animation and reality. quite a few lively examples (from all eras and representing quite a lot of suggestions and techniques – together with tv indicates and games) are tested, resembling Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), Madame Tutli-Putli (2007), Gertie the Dinosaur (1914), The Peanuts Movie (2015), Grand robbery vehicle V (2013) and Dr. Katz: specialist Therapist (1995–2000).

Divided into 3 sections, every one to construct logically upon one another, Dan Torre first considers animation by way of approach and strategy philosophy, which permits the reader to think about animation in a few targeted methods. Torre then examines animation in additional conceptual phrases in evaluating it to the methods of human cognition. this is often by means of an exploration of a few of the ways that we would interpret or 'read' specific points of animation, similar to lively functionality, stop-motion, anthropomorphism, games, and diverse hybrid varieties of animation.

He finishes by means of guiding the dialogue of animation again to the extra tangible and urban because it considers animation in the context of the particular international. With a really certain method of the examine of animation, Torre deals clean philosophical and useful insights that steered an engagement with the definitions and dynamics of the shape, and its present literature.

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