Cinemagoing as spatially contextualised cultural and social practice

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dc.contributor.author Ravazzoli, Elisa
dc.date.accessioned 2018-05-03T10:24:24Z
dc.date.available 2018-05-03T10:24:24Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation Ravazzoli, E. (2016) 'Cinemagoing as spatially contextualised cultural and social practice', Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, 11, pp. 33–44. en
dc.identifier.issued 11
dc.identifier.startpage 33
dc.identifier.endpage 44
dc.identifier.issn 2009-4078
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/5997
dc.description.abstract Cinemagoing as a sociocultural experience and the cinema theatre as a setting where that experience takes place are naturally linked to a certain notion of space. In fact, cinemagoing is a practice in which space is not only conceived and perceived but is also constructed; space and place are social constructs, always mediated by people’s experience and sociocultural processes. Likewise, the space of the cinema theatre is not a given but is continuously produced, reconstructed and reconfigured by audiences. This article analyses the dialectic relations between the notions of space and place and the experience of cinemagoing as a spatialised social practice and a cultural experience; it also investigates the cinema theatre as a physical, symbolic and mental setting. Overall, the article offers a theoretical reflection on the multiple notions of space in relation to cinemagoing en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Film and Screen Media, University College Cork en
dc.relation.uri http://www.alphavillejournal.com/Issue11/ArticleRavazzoli.pdf
dc.rights © 2016, The Author(s) en
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subject Cinemagoing en
dc.subject Sociocultural experience en
dc.subject Spatialised social practice en
dc.subject Space en
dc.title Cinemagoing as spatially contextualised cultural and social practice en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Elisa Ravazzoli, Institute for Regional Development and Location Management, EURAC Research en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.description.version Published Version en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media en
dc.identifier.journalabbrev Alphaville


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