Foucault’s Heterotopias

reproduced from http://www.uni-weimar.de/projekte/isp-gjk/index.php?id=80 . Michel Foucault. Of other spaces (1967), Heterotopias The present epoch will perhaps be above all the epoch of space. We are in the epoch of simultaneity: … Continue reading

November 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Remixing Spike Lee’s Joints

Week 1: Inside Man – The Introduction Week 2: She’s Gotta Have It & Jungle Fever – Narrative Week 3: Do the Right Thing & Clockers – Character Week 4: Crooklyn & Get … Continue reading

May 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Remix

An intensive examination of the works of Spike Lee that seeks to understand the filmmaker by attempting to understand shared themes in his work, with each one building off of … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Female Crackheads: Montage and Femininity in Clockers

There are two main modes through which Spike Lee depicts femininity in his 1995 urban drama Clockers. Most of the women in the film are mothers, and spend their time either … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lee’s geometrics

That’s one fancy, intriguing, vaguely theoretical title down… Every time I watch Do the Right Thing I’m reminded again of what an eye Spike lee has for geometry and the good … Continue reading

May 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Arthur Jafa, Treatment, and the Alien Familiar

I recently came across an essay written by Arthur Jafa, the cinematographer on Crooklyn, and the director of photography on Malcolm X. The essay, titled “The Notion of Treatment: Black Aesthetics and … Continue reading

May 18, 2013 · Leave a comment