Dr. Martha Blassnigg – Papers and publications

2009. Time, Memory, Consciousness and the Cinema Experience: Revisiting Ideas on Matter and Spirit. Amsterdam: Rodopi Press.

Edited Books:
2013. Light Image Imagination. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Chapters in books: 
2013. with Punt, Michael. “Transdisciplinarnost: izzivi, pristopi in priložnosti na pragu zgodovine” / “Transdisciplinarnost: Izazovi, pristupi i mogucnosti na povijesnom vrhuncu” / “Transdisciplinarity: challenges, approaches and opportunities at the cusp of history”, trans. Ana Flac, Helena Fošnjar, Snežana Štabi. In: (NE)ODVISNI (NE)ZAVISNI INDEPENDENT. (eds.) Snežana Štabi, Žiga Dobnikar, Dejan Pestotnik. Slovenia: KID / ACE KIBLA, pp.14-25 / 84-95 / 151-163.
2013. The Delightful(l) Mind: A Case for Aesthetic Intuition. In: Light Image Imagination. Blassnigg, M. et al. (eds.), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
2013. ‘Free Play’ between Science, Art and Conjuring: Advertising and the Knowing Prosumer, In: Jahrmann, M., Felderer, B. (eds). Play & Prosume. Nuernberg: Verlag fuer Moderne Kunst, pp. 49-57.
2009. Time, Memory and the Philosophical Dispositif of Cinema: The Mirrored Metaphor of Culture and Technology. REAL Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature, Vol. 25, eds. H. Grabes, A. Nuenning and S. Baumbach. Tuebingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, pp. 299-314.
2006. Cinema, Clairvoyance, and Consciousness. In: Pepperell, Punt (eds.) Screen Consciousness: Cinema, Mind and World. Rodopi Press: Amsterdam, pp. 105-122.

2014. ‘Mediation and Cognition: Perception as a Matter of Choice’. In: Media Archaeology and Cognition, Transtechnology Research Reader, Plymouth University, pp. 58-66.
2013. with Punt, M. Transdisciplinarity: Challenges, Approaches and Opportunities on the Cusp of History. In: Steps to an Ecology of Networked Knowledge and Innovation: Enabling new forms of collaboration among sciences, engineering, arts, and design. Volume II: Meta-analyses, Abstracts, and White Papers. Published by: Networks for Science, Engineering, Art and Design (SEAD) advising the US National Science Foundation, pp. 87-90. Online at: http://seadnetwork.wordpress.com/draft-overview-of-a-report-on-the-sead-white-papers/
2011. ‘Intuition and Imagination at the Convergence of Arts, Science and Popular Culture and Commercial Application: Clues from the Past’. In W strone trzeciej kultury. Koegzystencja sztuki, nauki i technologii. Towards the Third Culture. The Co-existence of Art, Science and Technology. Gdansk: Laznia CCA, pp. 66-77.
2011. ‘A convergencia da Arte e Ciencia: Pistas do Passado’ (transl. by Cleomar Rocha and Julio Cesar dos Santos from ‘The Convergence of Art and Science: Clues from the Past’), Z Cultural, Revista Virtual do Programa Avancado de Cultural Contemporanea, Ano VII (02), ISSN 1980-9921. [Online].http://revistazcultural.pacc.ufrj.br/a-convergencia-da-arte-e-ciencia-pistas-do-passado-de-martha-blassnigg/
2010. Revisiting Marey’s Applications of Scientific Moving Image Technologies in the Context of Bergson’s Philosophy: Audio-Visual Mediation and the Experience of Time. Medicine Studies. Volume 2 (3) Issue: “Medical Imaging: Philosophy and History”. Springer, pp. 175-184. DOI: 10.1007/s12376-010-0049-x. Available online at: http://www.springerlink.com/content/e0601u8425715h15/
2009. Ekphrasis and a Dynamic Mysticism in Art: Reflections on Henri Bergson’s Philosophy and Aby Warburg’s Mnemosyne Atlas. In: New Realities: Being Syncretic. (Series: Edition Angewandte) Eds. Ascott, Bast, Fiel, Jahrmann, Schnell. Wien, New York: Springer, pp. 42-46. ISBN 978-3-21178890-5.
2007. Imag(en)ing the Extreme — Spacetime Continuum and Duration: The Cinema as Meta-Universe. Conference MutaMorphosis: Challenging Arts and Sciences, 8–10 Nov, Prague, Czech Republic. Online at http://mutamorphosis.wordpress.com/2009/02/24/imagening-the-extreme-spacetime-continuum-and-duration-the-cinema-as-metauniverse/
2006. Cinema, Clairvoyance and Consciousness, based on apresentation given at the International Conference Consciousness,Theatre, Literature and the Arts at the University of WalesAberystwyth, 7-9th of May 2005. In Meyer-Dinkgrafe, Daniel (Ed.). 2006.Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press. pp. 387-399.
2006. With Punt, M., Surman, D. ‘From Méliès to Galaxy Quest: The Dark Matter of the Popular Imagination’. Leonardo 39 (1), pp. 13-18 + p. 30. ISSN 0024-094X.
2005. Documentary Film at the Junction between Art and Digital Video Technologies. A discussion of new tendencies in the genre of documentary film in relation to new media developments and technology, reviewing the new media sections of IDFA (International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam), November 2004, Amsterdam. Feature article in Convergence: Volume 11, Number 3, 2005 – pp. 104-110.
2005. Towards an Anthropology of Space. Online at http://www.olats.org/space/13avril/2005/te_mBlassnigg.html
2000. Seeing Angels and the Spiritual in Film: An Interdisciplinary Study of a Sensuous Experience. MA-Thesis at the University of Amsterdam, for Media and Culture, and Cultural Anthropology and Non-Western Sociology. Unpublished thesis.

Encyclopedia Entry:
2010. ‘Lotte Hahn’. Allgemeines Kunstlerlexikon (AKL), Bde 66/67 (Gutt – Ham), K.G. Saur Verlag, Ein Imprint der Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG.
Selected Review Articles:

2014. The Intelligence of a Machine, by Jean Epstein, Univocal Publishing, Minneapolis, 2014. Online at Leonardo Reviews, December. ISSN 1559-0429. http://leonardo.info/reviews/dec2014/epstein-blassnigg.php
2013. How Things Shape the Mind: A Theory of Material Engagement, by Lambros Malafouris, The MIT Press, Cambridge, 2013. In Leonardo 47 (3) ISSN 0024-094X. Online at Leonardo Reviews. November, ISSN 1559-0429. http://leonardo.info/reviews/nov2013/malafouris-blassnigg.php
2013. Theatre, Opera and Consciousness: History and Current Debates, by Daniel Meyer Dinkgrafe, Rodopi Press, Amsterdam/New York, 2013. In Leonardo 47 (1). ISSN 0024-094X. Online at Leonardo Reviews, September. ISSN 1559-0429. http://leonardo.info/reviews/sept2013/meyer-dinkgrafe-blassnigg.php
2011. Modernism After Wagner by Juliet Koss, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, London, 2010.Online at Leonardo Reviews, February. ISSN 1559-0429. http://leonardo.info/reviews/feb2012/blassnigg-koss.php
2010. The Object Reader, by F. Candlin and R. Guins(eds.), Routledge, London/NY, 2009. In Leonardo 44 (5) ISSN 0024-094X. Alsoat LeonardoReviews, December. ISSN 1559-0429. http://www.leonardo.info/reviews/dec2010/blassnigg_candlin.php
2010. Relationscapes: Movement, Art, Philosophy, by Erin Manning, The MIT Press, Cambridge, 2009. At Leonardo Reviews, August. ISSN 1559-0429. http://www.leonardo.info/reviews/aug2010/blassnigg_manning.php
2009. The Origin of Consciousness in the Social World, by Charles Whitehead (ed.), Imprint Academic, Exeter, 2008. At Leonardo Reviews, July. ISSN 1559-0429. http://www.leonardo.info/reviews/july2009/blassnigg_origin.html
2009. The Origin of Humanness in the Biology of Love, by Humberto Maturana Romesin and Gerda Verden-Zoller. Imprint Academic. At Leonardo Reviews, June. ISSN 1559-0429. http://www.leonardo.info/reviews/june2009/blassnigg_origin.html
2009. Conversations with the Mob, by Megan Lewis. University of Western Australia Press. At Leonardo Reviews, March. ISSN 1559-0429. http://www.leonardo.info/reviews/mar2009/blassnigg_conversations.html
2009. Memory Against Culture. Arguments and Reminders, by Johannes Fabian, Duke University Press. At Leonardo Reviews, January. ISSN 1559-0429. http://leonardo.info/reviews/feb2009/blassnigg_memory.html
2008. French Colonial Documentary. Mythologies of Humanitarianism, by Peter J. Bloom, University of Minnesota Press. In Leonardo 42 (3) ISSN 0024-094X. Also at Leonardo Reviews, Dec. ISSN 1559-0429. http://www.leonardo.info/reviews/dec2008/blassnigg_french.html
2008. Two Regimes of Madness. Gilles Deleuze. Texts and Interviews 1975-1995. Ed. David Lapoujade, MIT Press. In Leonardo 42 (1) ISSN 0024-094X. Also at Leonardo Reviews, June. ISSN 1559-0429. http://www.leonardo.info/reviews/sept2008/blassnigg_two.html
2008. Traces of Light / Absence and Presence in the Work of Loïe Fuller, by Ann Cooper Albright, Wesleyan University Press. In Leonardo 41 (5) ISSN 0024-094X. Also at Leonardo Reviews, April. ISSN 1559-0429. http://www.leonardo.info/reviews/apr2008/traces_blassnigg.html

2012. A Boatload of Wild Irishmen, by Mac Dara O Curraidin, Director; Brian Winston, Scriptwriter. First Run/ Icarus Films, Brooklyn, NY, 2010. At Leonardo Reviews, December. ISSN 1559-0429 http://leonardo.info/reviews/jan2013/curraidbin-blassnigg.php
2009. Mind in Motion, by Philippe Baylaucq, Francoise Lindeman, Veronique Maison. DVD, 52 mins., HD Digital Video, col. 2008. At Leonardo Reviews, July. ISSN 1559-0429. http://www.leonardo.info/reviews/july2009/blassnigg_mind.html
2009. Mechanical Love, by Phie Ambo, First Run/Icarus Films. DVD, 52 mins, col., 2007. At Leonardo Reviews, June. ISSN 1559-0429. http://www.leonardo.info/reviews/june2009/blassnigg_mechanical.html
2008. Photo Souvenir, by Paul Cohen & Martijn van Hallen, DVD, 54 mins, col. 2006. In Leonardo Reviews, March. ISSN 1559-0429. http://www.leonardo.info/reviews/mar2008/photo_blassnig.html
2007. Our Daily Bread, by Nikolaus Geyrhalter, First Run/Icarus Films,
VHS/DVD, 92 min, col., 2006. Leonardo 40 (3) ISSN 0024-094X. Also at Leonardo Reviews,
Feb. 2007. ISSN 1559-0429. http://www.leonardo.info/reviews/feb2007/daily_blassnigg.html

Film and Media Festivals/Conferences:

2006. Documentary Film: Science and Art in Close Encounter within an Intercultural Dialogue. Film Festival Beeld voor Beeld. 7-11 June 2006; Amsterdam, Leonardo Reviews July 2006. ISSN 1559-0429. http://leonardo.info/reviews/july2006/doc_blassnigg.html. Also in: NAFA Network vol. 13.3 (August 2006) Newsletter of the Nordic Anthropological Film Association, ISSN: 0805-1046. (also at: http://www.nafa.uib.no)
2006. Documentary Film – Politics, Aesthetics and Ethics. Review on the International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA), 24 Nov.-4 Dec. 2005, and the Shadow Festival, 22-30 November 2005. Leonardo 39 (5). ISSN 0024-094X. Also at Leonardo Reviews March 2006. ISSN 1559-0429.
2006. Light/Image/Illusion – The Aegina Academy, a Forum for Art and Science. 14-22 May 2005, Aegina, Greece. Leonardo 39 (3). ISSN 0024-094X. Also at Leonardo Reviews July 2005. ISSN 1559-0429. http://leonardo.info/reviews/july2005/light_blassnigg.html
2006. 2nd Filmmuseum Biennale. Digital Technologies Meet Early Cinema. Netherlands Filmmuseum. Leonardo 39 (1) ISSN 0024-094X. Also at Leonardo Reviews May 2005. ISSN 1559-0429. http://leonardo.info/reviews/may2005/film_blassnigg.html
2005. Documentary Film at the Junction between Art, Politics and New Technologies. Review on the International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA). Leonardo 38 (5), pp 443-444. ISSN 0024-094X. Also at Leonardo Reviews March 2005. ISSN 1559-0429. http://leonardo.info/reviews/mar2005/doc_blassnigg.html
2005. Under the Spell of Dziga Vertov’s Kino-Eye and Kino-Ear. Review on Le Giornate del Cinema Muto, 23rd edition. Leonardo 38 (5), pp. 441-442. ISSN 0024-094X. Also at Leonardo Reviews February 2005. ISSN 1559-0429. http://leonardo.info/reviews/feb2005/under_blassnig.html
2005. Timeshift: Towards an Anthropological Perspective. The World in Twenty-Five Years. A Review on ARS Electronica and EASA Conference.  Leonardo 38 (2). ISSN 0024-094X. Also at Leonardo Reviews October 2004. ISSN 1559-0429.  http://leonardo.info/reviews/oct2004/timeshift_blassnigg.html