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Cinematic Representations of Visual Arts

Project: Research project

  • Jacobs, Steven (Project coordinator)
  • Adriaensens, Vito (Project participant)
  • Colpaert, Lisa (Project participant)
  • Cools, Nathalie (Project participant)
  • De Cock, Karel (Project participant)
  • Provost, Nicolas (Project participant)
  • Felleman, Susan, Southern Illinois University, Department of Cinema and Photography, United States (Co-promotor)
  • Van der Auwera, Joost, Universiteit Gent, Belgium (Co-promotor)
  • Vlaamse Dienst voor Filmcultuur, Belgium (Co-promotor)

Entailing research on several forms of representation of visual arts in film, this project includes the realization of the following aims: (1) the publication of a book-length volume entitled "Screen Art: A Museum Guide to Fictitious Art and Artworks in Film" (edited by Steven Jacobs & Susan Felleman). (2) the production of a film by Nicolas Provost, who will use the images that were collected in the context of the book project. (3) The compilation of a DVD and an accompanying publication on the Belgian art documentary of the 1940s and 1950s.