Thanks for some great suggestions on further reading and web sites.
Some of you asked for further details on my project. Right now I am just trying to narrow down the project. However, my main thoughts are to examine how production, content, screening and debating culture in the avantgarde film has changed in the digital age - and I will use the 1950s undergound cinema and the 1980s video art scene as a historical (contrast).
So basically want I am looking for are sites or communities that produce, screen and/or discuss experimental/avantgarde film.
My reading list at the moment consist of these works:
Bogost, Ian. Unit Operations - an approach to videogame criticism. 2006
Brakhage, Stan. Essential Brakhage - Selected Writings on Filmmaking. 2001
Le Grice, Malcolm. Experimental cinema in the digital age. 2001
Reekie, Duncan. Subversion: the definitive history of underground cinema. 2007
Sitney, P. Adams. Visionary Film: The American Avant-Garde. 1974
Wheeler Winston-Dixon. Experimental cinema : the film reader. 2002
I will of course also be very happy to receive suggestions on further reading, especially articles dealing with the digital impact on the films and the way they are screened and distributed. A lot of the books out there mainly deal with the historical aspects and very little with contemporary avantgarde film and the digital culture surrounding it.
Hope it makes some sense.
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