Culture of spectacle. An interdisciplinary platform for historical research into film, theatre, dans and music performances. University of Antwerp
Spectacle culture. An interdisciplinary platform for historical research into film, theater, dance and music performance. KU Leuven
The Scientific Research Community (WOG) "Spectacle culture" wants to bring a trend break in this area. Apart from institutions and disciplines, scientists come together to compare their current research on cultural culture in terms of content and methodology, to sketch a state of affairs, but also to develop new research hypotheses or questions.
Cinema and diaspora. A comparative study of diaspora film cultures in Antwerp: Indian, North African, Turkish and Jewish cinema. Ghent University
This projects aims at researching diaspora film cultures of etnic minorities in Belgium. Using a case study (Antwerp) Indian, North African, Turkish and Jewish film cultures are analysed and compared. A structural analysis (distribution and exploitation) are combined with audience studies. Especially the way these film cultures are part of the construction of a cultural identity are stressed in this research.
Cinema & Diaspora. A comparative study into ethnic film cultures in Antwerp: Indian, Northern African, Turkish and Jewish cinema. University of Antwerp
Cultures of Spectacle. An interdisciplinary platform for historical research on film, theatre, dance and musical performance. University of Antwerp
Capital cinema and film flow: An historical research into the distribution, exhibition and experience of cinema in Brussels Ghent University
The proposed research project focuses on key aspects of the film culture and industry in the city of Brussels. The Belgian capital, which was widely renowned for its vibrant film culture (cf. a wide range of commercial film venues, art-house cinemas, festivals, as well as Catholic, socialist and other kinds of ideological film exploitation), was considered to be the heart of the Belgian film industry (cf. production, distribution, ...
The diaspora kino-eye: A multi-methodological research project on diaspora film policies and representations in Flanders (2002-2021). University of Antwerp
The diaspora kino-eye: A multi-methodological research project on diaspora film policies and representations in Flanders (2002-2021) University of Antwerp
Like climate change, the shift to alternative energy sources is not just a technological challenge but a cultural issue too, necessitating a rethinking of dominant values, narratives and cultural ideas. One important development is the emergence of the U+2018energy humanitiesU+2019, a subfield that examines how cultural artefacts like movies and literary texts reflect on particular sources and uses of energy. Upon closer inspection, however, ...