Alfred Hitchcock's early films offer a fascinating glimpse into the nascent genius and artistic development of the man who perfected the thriller genre. Hitchcock's European films clearly exhibit the influence of German Expressionism, and their technical bravado and experimentalism reflect Hitch's training in mechanics, industrial design, and acoustics. Most importantly, Hitchcock's early films demonstrate an intense, lifelong fascination with scene construction and visual narrative, which flowered brilliantly in such later works as “Psycho” and “Vertigo.”
Human storytelling is universal, shaping cultures and interactions. From myths influencing societies to scientific narratives shaping human understanding, stories hold immense power. CARTA's latest symposium delves into how storytelling's evolution impacts our world, including urgent challenges like global health and climate change.
The diverse cultural landscape that is the San Diego region – located on the U.S.-Mexico border and the Pacific Rim – offers residents and visitors alike a rich tapestry of language, history, food, and tradition unlike any place in the world. This richness is also apparent in a diverse art scene that spans large cultural […]
Water is a vital resource that touches every aspect of our lives, from the food we eat to the ecosystems we cherish. Ensuring its sustainable management is a challenge that requires multidisciplinary solutions. Recently, experts examined various facets of water management, including environmental concerns, agriculture, and international...