Elektroniczny łowca: postać cyborga w kinie science fiction głównego nurtu

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Agnieszka Kamrowska

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The aim of this text is to analyze the cyborg motif in mainstream American science fiction films, as represented by the Terminator and RoboCop film series. The cyborg characters presented in these films are focused mainly on violence and destruction, which emphasizes the technophobic attitude of the culture within which these films were made. The only redemption of their otherness is showing their humanity. For a cyborg, its technological provenance is a burden and results in its sense of guilt. In this manner, American science fiction films support anthropocentrism and the conservative status quo.




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Science Fiction: The Future is Present
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Agnieszka Kamrowska, Instytut Sztuki Mediów Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny w Krakowie

Agnieszka Kamrowska – doktor, adiunkt w Instytucie Sztuki Mediów Uniwersytetu Pedagogicznego w Krakowie. Kulturoznawczyni, absolwentka filmoznawstwa na Wydziale Zarządzania i Komunikacji Społecznej UJ, gdzie obroniła pracę doktorską o cyberpunku w kinie Wschodu i Zachodu. Badaczka kinematografii dalekowschodnich, redaktorka serii „Autorzy Kina Azjatyckiego”. Autorka licznych tekstów poświęconych anime i twórcom współczesnego kina. ORCID 0000-0001-9474-9271.

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