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Cinematic Screen Pedagogy in a Time of Modulated Control: To Think the Outside

  • jan jagodzinskiEmail author
Part of the Contemporary Philosophies and Theories in Education book series (COPT, volume 8)

Abstract

Given the rise of digital technologies, there is now more than ever a threat to what Deleuze and Guattari refer to as the Outside. The Outside is essentially a nonanthropomorphic space and time poised at the limit of a world defined by human intentions, interests, and conscious control. With no Outside, reality becomes nothing more than repetition without difference, a pure play of simulations across our various screens. This is the key threat posed by digitization which arts educators should be most concerned with. As an alternative, this chapter returns to the question of cinema, and how cinema’s pedagogy might retain a space and a time to think the Outside.

Keywords

Screen Image Control Society Digital Film Uncanny Valley Chronological Time 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Secondary EducationUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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