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Defamiliarizing embodiment: Strategies for the representation of disembodied characters in film

Our inter-subjective experiences rely on the premise of an embodied subject. Most filmic conventions follow this premise, and convey information to an embodied spectator (through visual and aural stimuli), and present characters who are also embodied. This creates a para-subjective and para-social relationship between embodied subjects. But what happens when the character does not possess …

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‘Machine imitation’ of ‘real life’: The effect of human obsolescence on the individual self

1950s America saw a rise in technologies such as television that not only increased the role of machines in people’s lives but encouraged the mechanisation of certain aspects of society. The minimisation of the human in the workforce due to robots and automated devices led to increased tension in the 1950s by suggesting the obsolescence …