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Category: <span>Issue 3: The Gaze</span>

Gazing at Vincent

Van Gogh Alive – the touring exhibition of Vincent Van Gogh’s famous paintings – has recently arrived in Edinburgh. What sets the exhibition apart from others is that, instead of displaying the artist’s work framed and on a wall, Van Gogh Alive projects them onto huge screens. Apr 15, 2022

Glasgow Film Festival 2022: Happening (2021)

格拉斯哥电影节的经历对我来说是很多个第一次组成的:第一次在一天内参加一共五个放映和讲座;第一次参加电影行业的networking;第一次带着行李箱看电影。这些经历如此的新奇和兴奋,以至于肉体上的疲惫都被大脑自动忽略。 This year, my experience at Glasgow Film Festival was made up of many personal firsts: the first time I attended a total of five screenings and lectures in one day; the first time I attended a film industry networking event; the first time I took my suitcase to a …

The Bat Gaze

The opening scene of The Batman (2022) shares a point of view with the villain spying on his victim. Paul Dano’s Riddler announces his presence behind the binocular lens aurally; his heavy breathing is accompanied by the soundtrack of Ave Maria and the background noise of Gotham City. After observing …

She Also Looks Back: The Gaze in Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

“When you are observing me, who do you think I am observing?” Directed by Céline Sciamma, Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) is a careful and elaborate portrait of the “female gaze” and femininity from a perspective of a female director. The film begins with a young French painter …


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