Optic Antics: The Cinema of Ken Jacobs by Michele Pierson,David E. James,Paul Arthur

By Michele Pierson,David E. James,Paul Arthur

Ken Jacobs has been making cinema for greater than fifty years. besides over thirty movie and video works, he has created an array of shadow performs, sound items, installations, and magic lantern and movie performances that experience reworked how we glance at and look at relocating pictures. he's a part of the everlasting collections at MoMA and the Whitney, and his paintings has been celebrated in Europe and the U.S. whereas his significance is well-recognized, this can be the 1st quantity devoted completely to him. It comprises essays through well-liked movie students besides images and private items from artists and critics, all of which testify to the extreme kind and impact of his accomplishments. an individual attracted to cinema or experimental arts may be well-rewarded by means of a better acquaintance with the genius, the innovation, and the optical antics of Ken Jacobs.

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