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Pixar and the Aesthetic Imagination : Animation, Storytelling, and Digital Culture (Paperback) (Eric

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"In Pixar and the Aesthetic Imagination, Eric Herhuth draws upon film theory, animation theory, and philosophy to examine modes of animation storytelling that address aesthetic experience within contexts of technological, environmental, and socio-cultural change. Since producing the first fully computer-animated feature film, Pixar Animation Studios has been a creative force in digital culture and popular entertainment. But more specifically, its depictions of uncanny toys, technologically sublime worlds, fantastic characters, and sensorial intensities explore aesthetic experience and its relation to developments in global media, creative capitalism, and consumer culture. This investigation considers Pixar's artificial worlds and transformational storiesas opportunities for thinking through aesthetics as a contested domain committed to newness and innovation, as well as criticism and pluralistic thought"--Provided by publisher.
Number of Pages: 240.0
Genre: Performing Arts, Art
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of California Pr
Author: Eric Herhuth
Language: English
Street Date: January 10, 2017
TCIN: 51731934
UPC: 9780520292567
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-2858

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