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Saturday, 08. June 2013 | 23:00 (tz: Europe/Amsterdam)



In this text I discuss viewing as a process and although it relates to usership it's not about using but viewing. It's not Paid Usership however yet it relates to it the French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard and his statement in Six fois deux that all viewers should be paid to watch television. This text is not about one-directional TV viewing, rather viewership here is describing two modes of visually engaging with cinema and then offers ways to account for the unpaid labour of visual engagement.