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....Der Amerikanischer Schriftsteller Arturo Silva lebt in Wien und lehrt Filmtheorie und Filmgeschichte am Institut für Architekturwissenschaften. Zu seinen Publikationen zählen Artikel über eine Vielfalt an Filmen (u.a. Joseph H. Lewis Gun Crazy, Vincente Minnelli's The Band Wagon, Quay Brüder The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes). Nachdem er in den 1980er und 1990er Jahren in Japan lebte, editierte er 2001 „The Donald Richie Reader: 50 Years of Writing in Japan“. 2016 publizierte er seinen Roman „Tokio Whip“.

Working, Writing

Film Teaching

2001 - heute: Seminar (Lehrauftrag) Filmtheorie und -geschichte an der Abteilung für Architekturtheorie und Technikphilosophie, TU Wien.
(Seminarthemen erstrecken sich über Science-Fiction Cinema, Horror Cinema, Hollywood in the 1950s, Pre- and Early Cinema, etc.)

Film Publicationen und Vorlesungen

2016: Artikel: “Time and the Image: The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes”, in online Film-Journal, “Bright Lights Film Journal,”  http://brightlightsfilm.com/time-image-piano-tuner-of-earthquakes-quay-brothers-experimental/#.Vr8ckeT2aUk

November 2015:  Vortrag “The Film Musical,” Universität der Angewandten Künste, Wien

April 2015:  Vortrag “Mizoguchi and Ozu”, Universität der Angewandten Künste, Wien

Januar 2015:  Gefilmte EInleitungen zu 3 Science-Fiction Filmen, Neues Kino, Basel, Schweiz

Herbst 2008: “Gun Crazy: Cinematic Amour Fou,” in “Film Criticism,” Allegheny College, PA [juried article]

Januar 2008: “Genre and Identity in The American Friend, “Datutop,” Tampere University, Finnland

November 2006: “The Two Vincents and the Art of Work: Vincente Minnelli’s Pictures of Picture-Makers,” UUniversität der Angewandten Künste, Wien

Juli 2006: “Film Platform Flaktleitturm,” Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Wien (kuratiertes Filmprogramm)

Herbst 2005:  “Vincente Minnelli’s Dream of Tony Hunter’s Band Wagon’s ‘Girl Hunt’,”

“Film Criticism,” Allegheny College, PA [juried article]

May 2003: Einleitung zu The Band Wagon, Österreichisches Film-Museum

Januar 2003: “Nowhere to Run for the Nothing Man: On North by Northwest,” conference paper at “Becoming Art, Towards a Deleuzian Aesthetics,” Universität der Bildenden Künste, Wien

Mai 2002: “Film: Architecture Symposium,” Technische Universität, Wien (Teilnahme)

2001: The Donald Richie Reader, Stonebridge Press, Berkeley; Editor

Works in progress: essays on Vertigo, 2001 A Space Odyssey.

Andere Publikationen

Literatur

A.  Fiktion

2016:  TOKIO WHIP, Roman, Stonebridge Press (Berkeley, California)

Exzerpte von TOKIO WHIP (a novel-in-progress) in “Plan B Calendar”, 1987-1991, Tokyo, and in “Anthology 90/91,” Ikuta Press, Kobe.

PHILOSOPHY OF THE SHIRT, Jionji Press, Saitama, 1986. (A letter-press collection of aphorisms with illustrations by Richard Flavin).

 “Misericordia,” Kurzgeschichte in “Sub-Stance” No. 27, (“Current Trends in American Fiction”), 1980, University of Wisconsin.

B.  Poetry

Zwei Gedichte, privat veröffentlicht, Jionji Press, Saitama, 1998.

Gedichte in “Anthology 85/86,” 1986, and in “Anthology 83/84,” 1984, Ikuta Press, Kobe.

Gedichte in “St. Andrews’s review,” No. 26, 1983, St. Andrew’s College, North Carolina.

Gedichte in “Rejection,” No. 1, 1980, Oakland.

C. Andere

“Tokyo Bureau,” (irregular column of commentary), 1983-1985, in “Exquisite Corpse, Louisiana State University. (Republished in THE STIFFEST OF THE CORPSE, City Lights Books, San Francisco, 1989).

“Iro-Iro,” (irregular column of commentary), 1982-1983, in “Straits, Detroit

Miscellaneous book reviews for The Daily Yomiuri, The Japan Times, Winds, Déjà-vu, PHP and other newspapers and magazines, 1981-1998.

Co-translations of Japanese literary texts and art criticism in numerous catalogs and magazines.

Editorial work and copywriting for a variety of magazines and corporations, including Canon, NIRA, Issey Miyake, etc.

Art Criticism

A.    Books and monographs

“Muero Porque no Muero,” Introduction to LAMENTS: KUKEI/KINKEI, photographs by Nobuyoshi Araki, Shinchosha, Tokyo, 1991.

YOHKO HASHIMOTO: ONE MOMENT NOW, Enrico Navarra Press, Paris, and Art Life, Tokyo, 1991.

NOE AOKI/MICHIKO YANO, Art Random, Kyoto Shoin, 1990.

“Lee U-Fan: Painting, Knowing,” catalog essay in WITH WINDS, Tokyo Gallery, 1989.

B.     Journalism

More than 500 reviews of contemporary art have appeared in Japanese and international newspapers and magazines (Art Forum, Interview, etc.).

Editorial assistant for the photography magazine Deja-vu, 1991-1996.

PUBLIKATIONEN

Tokio Whip, Roman (2016)

The Donald Richie Reader: 50 Years of Writing on Japan, editiert (2001)

“Time and the Image: The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes”Bright Lights Film Journal (2016)

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The American writer Arturo Silva has been teaching film theory and history at the department for many years. Among his publications are a number of articles on diverse films. He lived in Japan between 1980 and 1998. He edited “The Donald Richie Reader“.in 2001. His first novel “Tokio Whip” was published in 2016. 

WORKING, WRITING

Film Teaching

2001-present: Seminar (as external lecturer) in film theory and history at the Department for Architectural Theory and Philosophy of Technics, TU Vienna. 
(Course subjects have included: Science-Fiction Cinema, Horror Cinema, Hollywood in the 1950s, Pre- and Early Cinema, Independent Film, Documentary Film, etc.)

Film Publications and Lectures

2016: Article: “Time and the Image: The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes”, in online Film-Journal, “Bright Lights Film Journal,”  http://brightlightsfilm.com/time-image-piano-tuner-of-earthquakes-quay-brothers-experimental/#.Vr8ckeT2aUk

November 2015:  Lecture “The Film Musical,” Universität der Angewandten Künste, Wien

April 2015:  Lecture “Mizoguchi and Ozu”, Universität der Angewandten Künste, Wien

Januar 2015:  Filmed introductions to 3 Science-Fiction Films, Neues Kino, Basel, Schweiz

Herbst 2008: “Gun Crazy: Cinematic Amour Fou,” in “Film Criticism,” Allegheny College, PA [juried article]

Januar 2008: “Genre and Identity in The American Friend, “Datutop,” Tampere University, Finnland

November 2006: “The Two Vincents and the Art of Work: Vincente Minnelli’s Pictures of Picture-Makers,” Universität der Angewandten Künste, Wien

Juli 2006: “Film Platform Flaktleitturm,” Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Wien (curation of the screening program)

Fall 2005:  “Vincente Minnelli’s Dream of Tony Hunter’s Band Wagon’s ‘Girl Hunt’,”

“Film Criticism,” Allegheny College, PA [juried article]

May 2003: Introduction to The Band Wagon, Österreichisches Film-Museum

January 2003: “Nowhere to Run for the Nothing Man: On North by Northwest,” conference paper at “Becoming Art, Towards a Deleuzian Aesthetics,” Universität der Bildenden Künste, Wien

Mai 2002: “Film: Architecture Symposium,” Technische Universität, Wien (participation)

2001: The Donald Richie Reader, Stonebridge Press, Berkeley; Editor

Works in progress: essays on Vertigo, 2001 A Space Odyssey.

Other Pubications

Literature

A.  Fiction

2016:  TOKIO WHIP, Novel, Stonebridge Press (Berkeley, California)

Excerpts from TOKIO WHIP (a novel-in-progress) in “Plan B Calendar”, 1987-1991, Tokyo, and in “Anthology 90/91,” Ikuta Press, Kobe.

PHILOSOPHY OF THE SHIRT, Jionji Press, Saitama, 1986. (A letter-press collection of aphorisms with illustrations by Richard Flavin).

 “Misericordia,” Short Stories in “Sub-Stance” No. 27, (“Current Trends in American Fiction”), 1980, University of Wisconsin.

B.  Poetry

Two poems, published privately, Jionji Press, Saitama, 1998.

Poems in “Anthology 85/86,” 1986, and in “Anthology 83/84,” 1984, Ikuta Press, Kobe.

Poems in “St. Andrews’s review,” No. 26, 1983, St. Andrew’s College, North Carolina.

Poems in “Rejection,” No. 1, 1980, Oakland.

C. Other

“Tokyo Bureau,” (irregular column of commentary), 1983-1985, in “Exquisite Corpse, Louisiana State University. (Republished in THE STIFFEST OF THE CORPSE, City Lights Books, San Francisco, 1989).

“Iro-Iro,” (irregular column of commentary), 1982-1983, in “Straits, Detroit

Miscellaneous book reviews for The Daily Yomiuri, The Japan Times, Winds, Déjà-vu, PHP and other newspapers and magazines, 1981-1998.

Co-translations of Japanese literary texts and art criticism in numerous catalogs and magazines.

Editorial work and copywriting for a variety of magazines and corporations, including Canon, NIRA, Issey Miyake, etc.

Art Criticism

A.    Books and monographs

“Muero Porque no Muero,” Introduction to LAMENTS: KUKEI/KINKEI, photographs by Nobuyoshi Araki, Shinchosha, Tokyo, 1991.

YOHKO HASHIMOTO: ONE MOMENT NOW, Enrico Navarra Press, Paris, and Art Life, Tokyo, 1991.

NOE AOKI/MICHIKO YANO, Art Random, Kyoto Shoin, 1990.

“Lee U-Fan: Painting, Knowing,” catalog essay in WITH WINDS, Tokyo Gallery, 1989.

B.     Journalism

More than 500 reviews of contemporary art have appeared in Japanese and international newspapers and magazines (Art Forum, Interview, etc.).

Editorial assistant for the photography magazine Deja-vu, 1991-1996.

PUBLIcations

Tokio Whip, Roman (2016)

The Donald Richie Reader: 50 Years of Writing on Japan, editiert (2001)

“Time and the Image: The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes”Bright Lights Film Journal (2016) ....