By Kristoffer Noheden
This publication examines post-war surrealist cinema in terms of surrealism’s switch in path in the direction of delusion and magic following global battle II. Intermedial and interdisciplinary, the publication unites cinema stories with paintings historical past and the learn of Western esotericism, heavily attractive with a variety of fundamental assets, together with surrealist journals, artwork, exhibitions, and writings. Kristoffer Noheden seems to the Danish surrealist artist Wilhelm Freddie’s forays into the experimental brief movie, the French poet Benjamin Péret’s contribution to the documentary movie L’Invention du monde, the Argentinean-born filmmaker Nelly Kaplan’s function motion pictures, and the Czech animator Jan Svankmajer’s paintings briefly and have movies. The booklet lines a continual engagement with fantasy and magic all through those motion pictures, uncovering a formerly unknown pressure of occult imagery in surrealist cinema. It broadens the scope of the research of not just surrealist cinema, yet of surrealism around the artwork kinds. Surrealism, Cinema, and the quest for a brand new Myth will attract movie students, paintings historians, and people drawn to the effect of occultism on glossy tradition, movie, and the arts.