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“Don’t just watch It, live it:” technology, corporate partnerships, and The Hills

 

Elizabeth Affuso

Elizabeth Affuso is PhD candidate in the Department of Critical Studies at the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California.  She received her MA in Critical Studies at the University of Southern California and her BFA in Cinema Studies and Fine Arts from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.  She is currently at work on her dissertation, tentatively titled “Appropriating the Cinematic: Hollywood as Object in Contemporary Film/Video Art,” which is about contemporary artists who remake Hollywood films into installation pieces, examining these works from the perspective of theories of spectatorship, new media, and fan practices.  Elizabeth Affuso can be reached at affuso@usc.edu.

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