Catherine Russell

Nov 29, 2018

Archiveology

Walter Benjamin and Archival Film Practices.

Duke University Press 2018

purchase at bookshop.org In her book Archiveology: Walter Benjamin and Archival Film Practices (Duke University Press, 2018), Catherine Russell defines "archiveology" as “the reuse, recycling, appropriation and borrowing of archival sounds and images by filmmakers”. In her book, she reviews specific film examples. She also discusses the related work of German philosopher Walter Benjamin and how his ideas coincide with the examples she presents.

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