A cinema of apprehension: a third entelechy of the vitalist machine

  title={A cinema of apprehension: a third entelechy of the vitalist machine},
  author={Suzanne Buchan},
The chapter concentrates on puppet and object (stop motion) animation, a technique that receives less investigative attention than cel or drawn planar animation. In “A Cinema of Apprehension: A Third Entelechy of the Vitalist Machine”, I develop four proposals. The first takes into account the materiality of the animated object and develops a typology of the Quay Brothers’ non-anthropomorphic ‘vitalist machines’. It is informed by vitalist principles and Bruno Schulz’s concept of generatio… 

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