C. W. Winter


Postdoctoral Researcher in the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies 

Visiting Tutor in the Faculty of Fine Art Sculpture at the Royal College of Art


Faculty / College Address:

Pusey Lane





Research interest:

- Contemporary Art

- International Cinema

- Experimental Music

- Narrative Theory


Current projects:

Book: 2023. Underdetermined: The Art of Welcomed Misregard. From the mid-19th century to the present, a history of exceptionally able uses of what prevailing consenses misregarded as poor technique. A look at the undershooting of dominant modes of allure as a recurring method of eliding established avant-gardes, officialities, and ideologies. The book will describe tactical parallels across painting, music, and cinematography. 

Book: 2025. The Terrane-Image: An examinination of recent developments in film narrative practice, in response to work on this subject by Gilles Deleuze.

Film: TBD. Åra: A fiction feature film to be set in the Stockholm Archipelago. In pre-production.


Recent publications:

Winter, C.W., Anders Edström, Chris Fujiwara, Alan Licht, and Patrick Holzapfel. Autour du film Les Travaux et les Jours. Paris: Capricci, 2022.

Winter, C.W. ‘35°18’34.98’N, 135°19’01.12’E.’ Essay. In Shiotani (Anders Edström), 739–45. Stockholm: AKPE, 2021.

‘Hanezawa Garden Revisited.’ Jugend Ohne Film. Ed. Patrick Holzapfel, August 27, 2021. https://jugendohnefilm.com.

The Works and Days: The Black Sections. Vinyl recording. Prod. C.W. Winter, Oxford: General Asst, 2021. (Featuring musical excerpts from Tony Conrad, Éliane Radigue, Alvin Lucier, Phill Niblock, Folke Rabe, Graham Lambkin, Mary Jane Leach, Tim Berne & Bill Frisell, Akio Suzuki.)

The Works and Days (of Tayoko Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin): 480 min, HD, color, sound, USA/Sweden/UK, 2020. (A fiction film distributed by Grasshopper Film, New York; Capricci, Paris; Shima Films, Kyoto; et al.)



Peranson, Mark. ‘The Land Demands Your Effort: C.W Winter (and Anders Edström) on The Works and Days (of Tayoko Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin).’ Cinema Scope no. 83, June 23, 2020. (Link: https://cinema-scope.com/cinema-scope-magazine/the-land-demands-your-effort-c-w-winter-and-anders-edstrom-on-the-works-and-days-of-tayoko-shiojiri-in-the-shiotani-basin/ )

Grennberger, Martin, and Philip Widmann. ‘Anders Edström & C.W. Winter: Abundance and Repetition.’ Cargo, July 15, 2020. (Link: https://www.cargo-film.de/gespraech/webmagazin/anders-edstrom-cw-winter/ )

Escobar, Dannzel. ‘A Dialogue with C.W. Winter.’ Filmstreet, April 15, 2022. (Link: https://filmstreetblog.blogspot.com/2022/04/a-dialogue-with-cw-winter-wo... )


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