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dc.contributor.authorJONES, NPHen_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-06-07T09:16:10Z
dc.date.available2013-07-17en_US
dc.date.issued2013-11-13en_US
dc.date.submitted2016-06-07T09:39:01.535Z
dc.identifier.issn1746-8485en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/12710
dc.description.abstractIn order to assign space value and enter it into an exchange economy, capitalism works to reduce it to an abstract plan. Writing about this process, Henri Lefebvre coins the term ‘abstract space’ and describes the logics of this kind of space in detail. These logics are also at work in the digitally animated spaces of virtual cinematography, such as those used in The Matrix Reloaded (Andy and Larry Wachowski, 2003). Creating totalized, predictable spaces and populating them with highly instrumental and manageable digital replacements of actors (sometimes known as synthespians), virtual cinematography takes space and individuals to be open to geometric abstraction. Using Lefebvre’s work to interpret this virtual spatial production allows a critical evaluation of the motives and consequences of this kind of computer animation to take place, and emphasizes the manner in which virtual cinematography joins up with other visual systems of spatial representation and quantification.en_US
dc.format.extent253 - 266en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofAnimation: an interdisciplinary journalen_US
dc.subjectabstract spaceen_US
dc.subjectbullet-timeen_US
dc.subjectcomputer animationen_US
dc.subjectCGIen_US
dc.subjectHenri Lefebvreen_US
dc.subjectThe Matrixen_US
dc.subjectmotion capture (mocap)en_US
dc.subjectTaylorismen_US
dc.subjectvirtual cinematographyen_US
dc.titleQuantification and Substitution: The Abstract Space of Virtual Cinematographyen_US
dc.typeArticle
dc.rights.holder© 2013, © SAGE Publications
dc.identifier.doi10.1177/1746847713508864en_US
pubs.issue3en_US
pubs.notesNot knownen_US
pubs.organisational-group/Queen Mary University of London
pubs.organisational-group/Queen Mary University of London/Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences & Law
pubs.organisational-group/Queen Mary University of London/Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences & Law/Languages, Linguistics and Film - Staff
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden_US
pubs.volume8en_US
dcterms.dateAccepted2013-07-17en_US


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