JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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No parking between signs: on Sadie Benning’s Flat is Beautiful and early works

 

Burlin Barr

Burlin Barr has published critical and theoretical work on film in Camera Obscura and Screen. His research and teaching interests involve the study of experimental cinema and global cinema, especially in the contexts of post-colonial and contemporary Africa. Barr is currently working on a book-length manuscript on the films of Chris Marker and a collection of essays on African cinema. He is co-editor (with John Drabinski) of a special issue (forthcoming in 2010) of the Journal of French Philosophy on Godard and philosophy, and is also co-editor (with David Cappella and Christine Doyle) of a proposed volume on Childhood, Adolescence, and Cinema. He is coordinator of the Cinema Studies program and Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Central Connecticut State University. He can be contacted at barrbur@ccsu.edu.