C. W. Winter


William Golding Junior Research Fellow in the Arts & Humanities, Brasenose College

Postdoctoral Researcher in the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


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:

Current book: Winter, C.W. Underdetermined. MUDAM—The Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art, Luxembourg. 2025.

Edström, Anders, C.W. Winter, and Jeff Rian. Enköping 1986. London: AKPE, 2024.

C.W. Winter. “On Practice: Straub’s Un conte de Michel de Montaigne.” Balthazar—tidsskrift for filmkritik #9. Copenhagen. Autumn 2023.

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

Winter, C.W., Anders Edström. Les Travaux et les Jours (de Tayoko Shiojiri dans le bassin de Shiotani). DVD. Paris: Capricci. 2022.

Winter, C.W. “Hanezawa Garden Revisited.” Jugend ohne Film, Fokus #4, June 19, 2021. Vienna.

Edström, Anders, C.W. Winter, and Jeff Rian. Shiotani. Stockholm: AKPE. 2021.

Winter, C.W. The Black Sections. Vinyl recording. with Tony Conrad, Éliane Radigue, Phill Niblock, Folke Rabe, Mary Jane Leach, Tim Berne & Bill Frisell, Graham Lambkin, Akio Suzuki, and Alvin Lucier. Oxford: General Asst. 2021.



Escobar, Dannzel. ‘A Dialogue with C.W. Winter.’ Filmstreet, April 15, 2022. (Link: https://filmstreetblog.blogspot.com/2022/04/a-dialogue-with-cw-winter-works-and-days.html?m=1 )

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/ )


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