Dr Alan Cholodenko

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  BA Princeton, JD AM PhD Harvard
 Phone 9036 7065
 FAX 9351 4212
 Location Room 211
R C Mills Building
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 Email alan.cholodenko@sydney.edu.au

Research Interests

  • The articulation of film theory with animation theory and both with contemporary French thought.

Awards

  • 2010 McLaren-Lambart Award for Best Scholarly Article on Animation from the International Society for Animation Studies for his article 'The Animation of Cinema', The Semiotic Review of Books, vol. 18, no. 2, 2008.

Publications

Journal articles

  • 2011 ‘(The) Death (of) the Animator, or: The Felicity of Felix’, Part III: ‘Death and the Death of Death’, in Selected Writings From the UTS: Sydney International Animation Festival 2010 Symposium, ed. Chris Bowman, published by the Faculty of Design, Architecture & Building, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia. http://www.dab.uts.edu.au/research/conferences/siaf/SIAF-SYMPOSIUM-WRITINGS-2011.pdf
  • 2010 ‘The “ABCs” of B, or: To Be and Not to Be B’, Film-Philosophy, vol. 14, no. 2.
  • 2009 ‘(The) Death (of) the Animator, or: The Felicity of Felix’, Part I: ‘Kingdom of Shadows’, in Animated Dialogues, 2007, on the website of Animation Studies.
  • 2009 Cholodenko, A, and A N Shapiro, ‘The Car of the Future’, Noema: Technologie & Società, Ideas, Section 55, July (www.noemalab.org/sections/ideas.php)
  • 2009 ‘Jean Rouch’s Les Maîtres Fous: Documentary of Seduction, Seduction of Documentary’, in Three Documentary Filmmakers, (ed) W Rothman, SUNY Press, Albany, NY.
  • 2009 ‘Animation (Theory) as the Poematic: A Reply to the Cognitivists’, Animation Studies, vol. 4.
  • 2008 ‘The Animation of Cinema’, The Semiotic Review of Books, vol. 18, no. 2.
  • 2008 ‘The Spectre in the Screen’, Animation Studies, vol. 3. (on the web)
  • 2008 ‘The Crypt, the Haunted House, of Cinema’, Khora, vol. 2. Published in Russian as ‘Крипт, дом с приведениями кино’. (on the web and in paper)
  • 2007 ‘(The) Death (of) the Animator, or The Felicity of Felix’, Part II: ‘A Difficulty in the Path of Animation Studies’, Animation Studies, vol. 2. (on the web)
  • 2007 ‘De la photographie immobile? (Still Photography?)’, CinémAnimationS, a special issue on animation of CinémAction, no. 123, ed. Pierre Floquet.
  • 2006 ‘The Nutty Universe of Animation, the “Discipline” of All “Disciplines”, And That’s Not All, Folks!’, International Journal of Baudrillard Studies, vol. 3, no. 1, January. (on the web)
  • 2005 ‘Still Photography?’, Afterimage, vol. 32, no. 5, March/April.
  • 2004 ‘“The Borders of Our Lives”: Frederick Wiseman, Jean Baudrillard, and The Question of The Documentary’, International Journal of Baudrillard Studies, vol. 1, no. 2, January. (on the web)
  • 2004 ‘The Crypt, The Haunted House, of Cinema’, Cultural Studies Review, vol. 10, no. 2, September.
  • 2000 ‘The Illusion of The Beginning: A Theory of Drawing and Animation’, Afterimage, vol. 28, no. 1, July/August.

Chapters

  • 2009 ‘Jean Rouch's Les Maîtres Fous: Documentary of Seduction, Seduction of Documentary’, in Three Documentary Filmmakers, ed. William Rothman, State University of New York Press, Albany, New York.
  • 2007 ‘Jean Rouch’s Les Maîtres Fous: Documentary of Seduction, Seduction of Documentary’, in Jean Rouch: A Celebration of Life and Film, ed. William Rothman, Schena Editore, Fasano, Italy.
  • 2007 ‘Speculations on the Animatic Automaton’, The Illusion of Life 2: More Essays on Animation, ed. Alan Cholodenko, Power Publications, Sydney.
  • 2003 ‘Apocalyptic Animation: In the Wake of Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Godzilla and Baudrillard’, Baudrillard West of the Dateline, eds. Victoria Grace, Heather Worth and Laurence Simmons, Dunmore Press, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
  • 2000 ‘The Logic of Delirium, or The Fatal Strategies of Antonin Artaud and Jean Baudrillard’, 100 YEARS OF CRUELTY: Essays on Artaud, ed. Edward Scheer, Power Publications, Sydney.

Entries

  • 2010 for ‘Photography’ in The Baudrillard Dictionary, (ed) R Smith, Edinburgh University Press and Columbia University Press.

Edited

  • 2007 The Illusion of Life 2: More Essays on Animation, ed. Alan Cholodenko, Power Publications, Sydney.

Interviews

  • 2010 ‘Limiting Cholodenko’, paulacallus.blogspot.com/, 5 February.
  • 2009 ‘An Interview with Alan Cholodenko’, International Journal of Baudrillard Studies, vol. 6, no. 2, July.
  • 2008 ‘Deconstruction is the Process of the World’, interviewed by Alexandr Dyakov, Editor, Khora, vol. 2, published in Russian. (on the web and in paper)

Essays and articles

  • 2008 ‘Still Photography?’, International Journal of Baudrillard Studies, vol. 5, no. 1, January. (reprint, on the web)
  • 2005 ‘“OBJECTS IN MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR”: The Virtual Reality of Jurassic Park and Jean Baudrillard’, International Journal of Baudrillard Studies, vol. 2, no. 1, January. (reprint, on the web)

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