Advisory Council memeber Tom Gunning is the Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Distinguished Service Professor in the Departments of Art History, Cinema and Media Studies, and the College at the University of Chicago. He is the author of D.W. Griffith and the Origins of American Narrative Film (University of Illinois Press) and The Films of Fritz Lang; Allegories of Vision and Modernity (British Film Institute), and most recently co-authored the picture book The Fantasia of Color in Early Cinema with the Eye Museum in Amsterdam.
Framing, Re-framing, and Un-framing Cinema
Digital artists Paul Kaiser and Marc Downie of OpenEndedGroup collaborate with Tom Gunning (University of Chicago, Art History and Cinema & Media Studies) on a project that seeks to study and intervene in the current redefinition of the moving image as it shifts from the frame of classical cinema to the immersive framelessness and interactivity of virtual reality.
Gray Center Mellon Fellows Marc Downie and Paul Kaiser of OpenEndedGroup celebrate the U.S. premiere of Ulysses in the Subway at the Museum of Modern Art. This 3D film was created as part of their Mellon Collaborative Fellowship with Tom Gunning (University of Chicago) Cinema and Media Studies), Framing, Re-Framing, and Un-Framing Cinema.