A Physicalist Approach to Images: Alexandre Estrela's Journey to the Center by ProQuest


Both the filmmaker and the viewer are haptically placed inside the video device: their journey corresponds to the physical journey of light in photographic camera processes and the volcano tunnel works as the dark chamber. [...] within this dark chamber, both the viewer and the filmmaker are allowed to experience the inviolable physicality of that technological image: they encounter the material walls through which the light is channeled; they experience the impact of the sound waves inside the tunnel, and physically acknowledge the violence exerted on light by the camera obscuras process of light framing.

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