Activity: Talk or presentation types › Oral presentation › Academic
Originally invented and patented by Auguste and Louis Lumière in 1896, the Kinora was an adapted version of the Mutoscope, which – similar to Edison’s Kinetoscope – functioned as an individual viewing machine. Based on historical research and hands-on exploration, this contribution argues that the Kinora, as an early motion picture technology designed for home use, is uniquely positioned “in between” early and pre-cinema, film and photography, viewing and screening.
20 Oct 2021
13th International Seminar on the Origins and History of Cinema: Virtual Worlds in Early Cinema: Devices, Aesthetics and Audiences