World Records Vol. 4 In The Presence of Others


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How can Arendt’s writings help us rethink the role of documentary in visualizing and producing common worlds? This issue of World Records explores this question, putting Arendt’s work into counterpoint with documentary media and cultures.

Editors \ Nicholas Gamso and Jason Fox

Special Dossier by Joshua Guilford and Toby Lee

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234 Pages
Published Oct 2020

World Records Vol 4 The Presence of Others

Table of Contents

Introduction: In the Presence of Others \ Nicholas Gamso and Jason Fox

Maia and The Boundaries of the Frame \ Ra’anan Alexandrowicz

Action Between Art and Citizenship \ Martin Lucas

To Have Many Returns: Loss in the Presence of Others \ Rayya El Zein

Arendt in Jerusalem: Documentary, Theatricality, and the Echo of Irony \ Jonathan Kahana

Life, Documentary, and Decolonial Struggle \ Nitasha Dhillon

Principles for Decolonial Film \ MTL Collective

Picking up the Power \ Gregory Sholette In Conversation with Tania Bruguera

Truth, Politics, Disintegration: Forensic Architecture at the Whitney \ Nicholas Gamso

Conditions \ Warren Sack In Conversation with Bonnie Honig and Jenny Reardon

Rewriting the Grammars of Innocence: Abounaddara and the Right to the Image \ Miriam Ticktin

Can Rights Be Found on a Map? \ Jason Fox

Visualizing The Rights Of The Dead: Photography After Arendt \ Cecilia Sjöholm

Our Violent Commons: Witnessing the Worldly Within the Imperial Commons \ Kareem Estefan

Our Violent Commons: The Territory of Listening \ Rachel Stevens

Our Violent Commons: Empathy and Codependency \ Irmgard Emmelhainz

↓ Documentary World-Making Dossier

Introduction: Documentary World-Making \ Josh Guilford and Toby Lee

Disorganized Organization: Signs of Life in the Film-makers’ Cooperatives Paper Archive \ Josh Guilford

The Abominable Community: Notes on Independent Filmmakers’ Laboratories \ Mariya Nikiforova

Decolonizing Archives and Law’s Frames of Accountability \ Helene Kazan

Another Table: Black Women’s Cinema and the Production of Community \ New Negress Film Society with Nuotama Bodomo, Tchaiko Omawale, Chanelle Aponte Pearson, Kamilah Badiane, Gessica Généus, Ja’Tovia Gary, Adepero Oduye, Cauleen Smith, and Nikyatu

Before, Within, Around Beyond: World- Making in the Digital Archive \ Diana Allan, George Awde, Kaoukab Chebaro, Jared McCormick, Christian Rossipal, and Yasmine Eid Sabbagh

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