Mee, Sharon Jane
University of New South Wales
Dr Sharon Jane Mee is an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of New South Wales. She completed her PhD through the School of the Arts and Media at UNSW in 2017. Her thesis conceptualises the cinematic pulse in horror cinema using theorists Jean-François Lyotard, Gilles Deleuze, and Georges Bataille. Her research interests include biopolitics and post-structuralism; rhythm, movement, and affect in early cinema and horror cinema; and aesthetics and ethics.
Cinema as Prosthesis: Errol Morris’s Use of the Interrotron in Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr.ArticlesErrol Morris’s Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. is a documentary made in 1999 that focuses on a designer of execution equipment, Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. It is notable that when filming Mr. Death—specifically, in interviews with Leuchter—Morris used a self-designed system that he calls the Interrotron (a combination of the...Read more