From the Archives: In Conversation With Film Scholar Francesco Casetti

by Wanda Waterman First seen in the Voice Magazine, Volume 16 Issue 49 2008-12-19 Francesco Casetti is a renowned professor of cinematography and author of the recent Eye of the Century: Film, Experience, Modernity (see Voice review here). Mr. Casetti is chair of the Department of Media and Performing Arts at the Università Cattolica in Milan and was recently a Visiting Professor at Yale University. Recently, Mr. Casetti spoke with The Voice from Connecticut. “The cinema is exactly this: an experience that vacillates between the possibility of an excitement beyond measure, and an adherence to measures that avoid all risk. … Continue reading From the Archives: In Conversation With Film Scholar Francesco Casetti

Art, History, and Nature in the Tapestry of the Grand Design

In Conversation With Susan Malmstrom, Part I by Wanda Waterman The Voice Magazine, Volume 22 Issue 30 2014-08-01 Susan Malmstrom is an artist specialising in digitally produced photography. She grew up and studied in California, received a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts from the University of California at Irvine, and has lived in Canada since 2004. Her life’s work manifests a sense of wonder, curiousity, a love of memorablilia, an obsession with strangeness, and a delightfully twisted sense of humour. (Check out her amazing collection of portfolios here.) Her current project, The Repository of Wonders, is a travelling … Continue reading Art, History, and Nature in the Tapestry of the Grand Design

Where Multiple Streams of Inspiration Joyously Meet and Mingle

Gregor’s Bed: Recent Discoveries From the Realms of the Experimental and Avant-Garde by Wanda Waterman The Voice Magazine, Volume 22 Issue 30 2014-08-01 Where Multiple Streams of Inspiration Joyously Meet and Mingle Album: Scatter My Ashes Composer: William Susman “The poems of his sister seem to arrive, first, from a melancholy soul and, second, from the common unconscious of a culture unnerved by rapid transitions, growing shallowness, and ignorance. A culture cut off from both history and the lessons of the past. In the track “Moving to an Empty Space” we explore the absurdity of postmodern solitude by means of … Continue reading Where Multiple Streams of Inspiration Joyously Meet and Mingle