Iván Pintor

Writer and lecturer in Audiovisual Communication at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He has directed numerous seasons for CaixaFórum and regularly writes for the La Vanguardia “Cultura/s” supplement.

Iván Pintor lectures in Audiovisual Communication at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He has directed numerous cycles for CaixaFòrum and the Mutations of the Gesture congress (UPF, 2012), made audiovisuals for museums and television, is a regular contributor to the Cultura/s supplement of La Vanguardiaand has taught at universities in Italy, Colombia and Argentina.

He has contributed articles to over 30 books, including Mad Men (2015, Errata Naturae), Endo-Apocalisse. The Walking Dead, l’immaginario digitale, il post-umano (2015, Area Blu Edizioni), On the Edge of the PanelEssays on Comics Criticism (2015, Cambridge Scholars), Nagisa Oshima(Donostia Zinemaldia-Festival de Cine San Sebastián; Filmoteca Española, 2013), La Strada di Fellini (Liguori, 2013), Poéticas del gesto en el cine contemporáneo(Intermedio, 2013), Totes les cartes (CCCB, 2012), Le Cinéma de Julio Medem (Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2008), Universo Lynch (Calamar Ediciones/Festival de Sitges, 2006) and Naomi Kawase. El cine en el umbral (T&B Editores, 2008).

Storytelling

Happiness

Iván Pintor

The totemic deity that speaks through the voices of advertising is not just consumerism, blame or melancholy but the stopping of history.