Gene Youngblood - 'Expanded Cinema' book club


There is a regular weekly Expanded Cinema reading group with Gene Youngblood himself, being hosted by Gray Area

Sundays 11am (PDT)

and tomorrow’s session is on Part Five: Television as a Creative Medium - which covers a few artsits working with feedback and video synthesisers. This one will include Q&A with Tina Rivers Ryan and Gene.

book here -

the video sessions talk very generally about Gene’s ideas, so don’t worry if you miss a chapter, just watch the session.

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previous session videos here:

Welcome / Intro: Welcome & Introduction with Gene Youngblood & Barry Threw
Part One: The Audience and the Myth of Entertainment with Michael Connor -
Part Two: Synaesthetic Cinema: The End of Drama with Amelia Winger-Bearskin -
Part Three: Toward Cosmic Consciousness with Erik Davis -
Part Four: Cybernetic Cinema and Computer Films with Casey Reas & Larry Cuba -

and a recent general interview with Gene here, that also fatures Kit Galloway and Sherrie Rabinowitz (Electronic Cafe)


Awesome, I just got this book and will definitely check out the book club posts after each part. Thanks for sharing.