Today's episode features the fifth conversation between Chloé Galibert-Laîné, Kevin B. Lee and Johannes Binotto, recorded as part of the final exhibition of Filmexplorer’s Video Essay Gallery, “Re-Inhabiting the Image.” Filmexplorer, a publication based in Switzerland, invited Chloé, Kevin, and Johannes to each curate video essays centered on various themes. Exhibition five will be available to watch on the Filmexplorer website until November 30, 2022.
Episode topics include: "A video essay can express a form of embodiment that does not require the image of the body. The last selection of video essays lets emerge sensuality, where the sense of touching seems to prevail and challenge the image layer. Is this a way to re-inhabit the image? Does the haptic feature of film recall the physical dimension of early cinema?"
A special thanks to the Filmexplorer team, Giuseppe Di Salvatore and Ruth Baettig, for this collaboration.
Today's episode features the fourth of five conversations between Chloé Galibert-Laîné, Kevin B. Lee and Johannes Binotto, recorded as part of the fourth exhibition of Filmexplorer’s Video Essay Gallery, “Technopresence.” Filmexplorer, a publication based in Switzerland, invited Chloé, Kevin, and Johannes to each curate video essays centered on various themes. Exhibition four will be available to watch on the Filmexplorer website until October 30, 2022.
Episode topics include: "Is the body ghostly present in the technological use and representation? How can we embody the technology of video essays? How much technology guides the subject’s choices, and so displace our focus from the subject to society and its dynamics? But also: how much do the technological choices of the video essayist reveal her/his authorship? Is a technological tool intrinsically open to unexpected uses? How important and destabilising is it to show the archaeology of media in video essays? Can videography as such be seen as a technology?"
A special thanks to the Filmexplorer team, Giuseppe Di Salvatore and Ruth Baettig, for this collaboration.
Today's episode features the third of five conversations between Chloé Galibert-Laîné, Kevin B. Lee and Johannes Binotto, recorded as part of the second exhibition of Filmexplorer’s Video Essay Gallery, “(Dis)possessions.” Filmexplorer, a publication based in Switzerland, invited Chloé, Kevin, and Johannes to each curate video essays centered on various themes. 
Episode topics include: "Does the viewer possess the film or does the film possess the viewer? Is the viewer’s experience of dispossession nothing but the dissociation that is generated by film editing? Does this dissociation amount to the consciousness of using a medium??"
A special thanks to the Filmexplorer team, Giuseppe Di Salvatore and Ruth Baettig, for this collaboration.
Today's episode features the second of five conversations between Chloé Galibert-Laîné, Kevin B. Lee and Johannes Binotto, recorded as part of the second exhibition of Filmexplorer’s Video Essay Gallery, “Online Affects”. Filmexplorer, a publication based in Switzerland, invited Chloé, Kevin, and Johannes to each curate video essays centered on various themes. This second exhibition is available on the Filmexplorer website until July 16, 2022.
Works discussed include: 
Distant Feeling(s) #9 by Annie Abrahams and Daniel Pinheiro
Episode topics include: "Are affects more than just the expression of pure subjectivity? What happens when we do not know how to watch? What do watching experimental films and watching video essays have in common? How should we understand the performance of watching?"
A special thanks to the Filmexplorer team, Giuseppe Di Salvatore and Ruth Baettig, for this collaboration.
Today's episode features the first of five conversations between Chloé Galibert-Laîné, Kevin B. Lee and Johannes Binotto, recorded as part of the first exhibition of Filmexplorer’s Video Essay Gallery, “Home Positions”. Filmexplorer, a publication based in Switzerland, invited Chloé, Kevin, and Johannes to each curate video essays centered on various themes. This first exhibition is available on the Filmexplorer website until June 12, 2022. 
Episode topics include: "home as the uncanny place of defamiliarization, discomfort in embodiment and memory, trusting the experimental and amateur approach as revelatory, video essay as post-cinematic experience, video-essay as opening the potentialities of cinema, video essay as another form of temporality and the role of community in defining video essay."
A special thanks to the Filmexplorer team, Giuseppe Di Salvatore and Ruth Baettig, for this collaboration. 
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This show is hosted, produced, and edited by Will DiGravio. Emily Su Bin Ko is the show's associate producer.
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