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Eirik Frisvold Hanssen

National Library of Norway
Head of Film and Broadcasting Section
Eirik Frisvold Hanssen has written extensively on film history, colour and cinema, intermediality, and visual culture. Among his publications are Early Discourses on Colour and Cinema: Origins, Functions, Meanings (PhD diss., Stockholm University 2006), "Eisenstein in Colour" (Journal of Art History 2004), "Symptoms of Desire: Colour, Costume, and Commodities in Fashion Newsreels of the 1910s and 1920s" (Film History 2009), "'His Eyes Are Like the Rays of Dawn': Color Vision and Embodiment in Leviathan" (Visual Anthropology Review 2015), and "Die Herkunft der Farbe. Film und die Technik der Spur" (Montage AV 2015). He has co-edited Adaptation Studies: New Challenges, New Directions (with Jørgen Bruhn and Anne Gjelsvik, 2013) and Small Country, Long Journeys: Norwegian Expedition Films (with Maria Fosheim Lund, 2017).