9 Jun 2014

Kirsten Thompson on the history of man-made colour

From Nine To Noon, 10:08 am on 9 June 2014

Professor Kirsten Thompson, Director of Victoria University's Film Programme, recounts the history of artificially created colour and its effects on film, technology and advertising over the past two centuries. Professor Thompson's current research is the first to consider animation's crucial role in a broader visual history of colour in American culture, from the dawn of cinematic film in the 1890s through to Google Glass technology today. She has a PhD in film from New York University, and an MA in English.