Intentism: The Resurrection of the Author, the first publication of Intentist theory has been uploaded to http://www.intentism.wordpress.com
Two new interviews will appear on the official Intentism website in the next few days. In both interviews many of the ideas regarding authorship and intention are discussed.
Intentist film makers and directors are in the process of sifting through the applications from actors to be apart of an exciting film project. Auditions will take place in central London in the next couple of weeks. The short film will be a construct that visually highlights the creative processes … Continue Reading Intentism in the process of choosing actors for auditions
The new Intentist film to be shown at the next Intentist exhibition will soon conduct interviews for the three parts. The film will show the creative trail of filmmaking from improv. to final edit, all in the one piece. Look out for more details.
Intentism Publishing House has published its theory with ‘Intentism: Resurrection of the Artist’ and its art in’ The Search for Intentist Art.’ Now, Intentism has started an academic journal entitled ‘The International Journal of Intentism.’ Annual subscription will be £20. Subscriptions will soon be purchasable through the website: http://www.intentism.com
Intentism founder Vittorio Pelosi has been recorded giving a series of 10 mini lectures on the subject of Intentionalism and the corresponding art movement intentism.
Check out the Intentist interview with Professor Colin Lyas of Lancaster University ‘Art and Intentionality’ @ www.intentism.com
Professor Colin Lyas discusses the role of authorship and intention in the arts. Lyas is the author of ‘Aesthetics.’ The interview can also be seen on YouTube.
If authorship is irrelevant, does it matter that Heidegger and Paul de Man penned anti-Semitic works?
If you remove an author from his or her work, does that also remove accountability? Should writers like Heidegger and Paul de Man be able to write sexist, racist or homophobic works under the anonymity that the death of the author gives them?
Roland Barthes wrote of the Birth of the Viewer. Modern theorists and critics speak of the Creative Eye. If meaning is in the eye of the beholder – hermeneutical pluralism, what if these interpretations are incompatible? Moreover, if as a viewer my interpretation includes the idea that only my understanding … Continue Reading Does an art work mean whatever viewers think? What if viewer’s have incompatible interpretations?
If authorship doesn’t matter, isn’t the public interest in the designer of a celebrity’s clothes interesting?
The recent Golden Globes was a case in point. During the red carpet interviews, the interviewer always asked the inevitable “who are you wearing?” question. Therefore it seems that it is considered in the public interest to think the designer important in appreciating the design.
Roland Barthes’ seminal essay The Death of an Author and Foucault’s What is an author discussed the role of the author in literary texts. However, much of this theory has been applied to the plastic arts. If authorship is irrelevant, why is their such concern in academia about plagiarism, and … Continue Reading If an artworks authorship is irrelevant, what is a forgery ?
Do the intentions of an artist have an influence over the work’s meaning, or does the work gave a life outside the artist?
Is the meaning of a work the outworking of artistic intent, or does the work have a presence beyond the artist whereby its meaning can change from culture to culture from time to time?
Film of latest Intentist exhibition is to be screened at a student film festival at the Genesis cinema, Stepney for Central Saint Martin students amongst others.
The recent short film of the Intentism exhibition will be screened at a film festival in Stepney. More details to follow…
Various Intentists are beginning work on a short film that visually demonstrates the creative Trail