Tension and Drive: Maya Deren and Gregory Bateson’s Plateau
Vinícius Portella forges the historical and intellectual connection between Maya Deren’s cinema and her reading of Gregory Bateson’s concept of the “plateau.”...
Vinícius Portella is a Brazilian writer with two novels published in Portuguese. He has an MA from Dartmouth College and a PhD from Rio de Janeiro State University, both in comparative literature. His work has appeared in magazines like Revista Piauí and several academic journals.