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Dr Kevin Fisher

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MA(UCSB) MA PhD(UCLA)
Senior Lecturer

Contact

Office: 3N9, 3rd floor, Arts (Burns) Building
Tel: 64 3 4798472
Email: kevin.fisher@otago.ac.nz
 

Research Interest

Cinematic representation from historical and phenomenological perspectives, digital culture, film spectatorship, and film violence.
 

Papers in 2021

Semester One:
MFCO318 Indigenous media

Semester Two:
MFCO 210 Theory of Film and Media
MFCO 213 Media Genres



 

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Publications

Fisher, K. (2015). Seismic energy and symbolic exchange in When a city falls. In A. Wright (Ed.), Film on the faultline. (pp. 163-179). Bristol, UK: Intellect.

Fisher, K. (2014). The ecstatic gestalt in Werner Herzog's Cave of Forgotten Dreams. Refractory, 24. Retrieved from http://refractory.unimelb.edu.au/2014/08/06/fisher/

Fisher, K., & Randell-Moon, H. (2014). Intermediations. Refractory, 24. Retrieved from http://refractory.unimelb.edu.au/2014/08/06/editorial/

Fisher, K., & Hokowhitu, B. (2013). Viewing against the grain: Postcolonial remediation in Rain of the children. In B. Hokowhitu & V. Devdas (Eds.), The fourth eye: Māori media in Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 60-75). Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Fisher, K. (2013). Staging the medium in Ben Cauchi's The Evening Hours. Scope (Art & Design), 8, 71-76.

Fisher, K. (2015). Seismic energy and symbolic exchange in When a city falls. In A. Wright (Ed.), Film on the faultline. (pp. 163-179). Bristol, UK: Intellect.

Chapter in Book - Research

Fisher, K. (2014). The ecstatic gestalt in Werner Herzog's Cave of Forgotten Dreams. Refractory, 24. Retrieved from http://refractory.unimelb.edu.au/2014/08/06/fisher/

Journal - Research Article

Fisher, K., & Randell-Moon, H. (2014). Intermediations. Refractory, 24. Retrieved from http://refractory.unimelb.edu.au/2014/08/06/editorial/

Journal - Research Other

Fisher, K., & Hokowhitu, B. (2013). Viewing against the grain: Postcolonial remediation in Rain of the children. In B. Hokowhitu & V. Devdas (Eds.), The fourth eye: Māori media in Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 60-75). Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Fisher, K. (2013). Staging the medium in Ben Cauchi's The Evening Hours. Scope (Art & Design), 8, 71-76.

Journal - Research Article

Fisher, K. (2013). Forces of gravity. Deletion, 2. Retrieved from http://www.deletionscifi.org/episodes/episode-2/forces-gravity/

Journal - Research Other

Fisher, K. (2012). The Canterbury earthquakes and the production of reality in When a City Falls. New Zealand Journal of Media Studies, 13(2), 66-77. doi: 10.11157/medianz-vol13iss2id16

Journal - Research Article

Fisher, K. (2011). Sounds between worlds: The audiovisual hyperchiasm in The Thirteenth Floor and The Matrix. New Review of Film & Television Studies, 9(1), 57-70. doi: 10.1080/17400309.2011.521718

Journal - Research Article

Fisher, K. (2010). Information feedback loops and two tales of the posthuman in Forbidden Planet. Science Fiction Film & Television, 3(1), 19-35. doi: 10.3828/sfftv.2010.2

Journal - Research Article

Fisher, K. (2009). Cinephilia as topophilia in The Matrix (1999). In S. Balcerzak & J. Sperb (Eds.), Cinephilia in the age of digital reproduction: Film, pleasure and digital culture (Vol. 1). (pp. 173-190). London: Wallflower Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Fisher, K. (2008). Sonic resonances of nature and supernature in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. In H. Margolis, S. Cubitt, B. King & T. Jutel (Eds.), Studying the event film: The Lord of the Rings. (pp. 169-175). Manchester University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Fisher, K. (2007). Big wave contests. In D. Booth & H. Thorpe (Eds.), Berkshire encyclopedia of extreme sports. (pp. 28-32). Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire.

Chapter in Book - Research

Fisher, K. (2007). Dogtown and Z-Boys. In D. Booth & H. Thorpe (Eds.), Berkshire encyclopedia of extreme sports. (pp. 83-85). Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire.

Chapter in Book - Research

Fisher, K. (2007). Dora, Miki. In D. Booth & H. Thorpe (Eds.), Berkshire encyclopedia of extreme sports. (pp. 85-86). Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire.

Chapter in Book - Research

Fisher, K. (2007). Video technology. In R. Robertson & J. A. Scholte (Eds.), Encyclopedia of globalization (Vol. 4). (pp. 1233-1235). New York: Routledge.

Chapter in Book - Research

Fisher, K. (2011). The cut as hyperchiasm: Cinematic ontology reconsidered. Proceedings of the Screen Cultures Conference. Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/languagescultures/screencultures.html

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Fisher, K. (2008). Subjective vision, narrative fiction, and historical tragedy in Out of the blue (2006). In C. Fowler & R. Simmons (Eds.), Proceedings of the XIVth Biennial Conference of the Film and History Association of Australia and New Zealand (Vol. 1: Refereed Abstracts). (pp. 26-27). Dunedin, New Zealand: Department of Film, Media and Communication, University of Otago. [Abstract]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Fisher, K. (2011, November). Citizens and Kiwis in Operation 8. Verbal presentation at the Postcolonial Studies Research Network Conference: Citizenship in an Era of Global Crisis, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Fisher, K. (2011, February). Into the cut: The digital hyperchiasm in contemporary special effects cinema. Verbal presentation at the Rendering the Visible Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Fisher, K. (2010, November-December). Hyperspace philosophy and hypermodernism in the work of Hollis Frampton. Verbal presentation at the XVth Biennial Conference of the Film and History Association of Australia and New Zealand: Cinema, Modernity and Modernism, Sydney, Australia.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Fisher, K. (2010, March). The historicity of time machines and the contraction of the present in Timecrimes. Verbal presentation at the Society for Cinema & Media Studies (SCMS) Conference: SCMS @ 50/LA: Archiving the Future/Mobilizing the Past, Los Angeles, CA.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Fisher, K. (2007, February). Screen as chiasm in contemporary moving image art. Verbal presentation at the Otago Polytechnic School of Art Conference Day, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Fisher, K. (2006, June). Cinema as hyperspace: A four dimensional perspective. Verbal presentation at the On Space Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Fisher, K. (2006, November). Virtuality, indigeneity, and the posthuman. Verbal presentation at the Postcolonial Politics Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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