In a paper titled 'An Ecosophy for Bioregionalism: Anti-Paranoia and Eco-Terrorism in Night Moves,' he discussed director Kelly Reichardt's filmic emphasis on environments in relation to Félix Guattari's Three Ecologies and the potential of a cinematic framework for bioregionalism. In particular, he argued that her 2013 film, Night Moves, provides an ideal model for examining the production of political subjectivity through an eco-logic that incorporates individual psychologies, social formations, and their surrounding habitats.
Lago is an LP recording created in dialogue with the photobook (of the same title) by American photographer Ron Jude, published by MACK (UK).
In a presentation entitled “Goodbye to Cinema: Jean-Luc Godard’s Adieu au langage as Images at the Edge of History,” Utterson analyzed the ways in which Godard’s 2014 film (distributed in the US as Goodbye to Language) uses contemporary 3D imaging technology to engage the history of cinema, bidding “goodbye” to a certain conception of the medium (the “adieu” of the film’s title) even while it seeks to reinvent its language (or “langage”).
Patricia Zimmermann and Dale Hudson (New York University Abu Dhabi) contributed an invited essay to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress on the film Precious Images (Chuck Workman, USA, 1986). Patricia Zimmermann is Professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.
Patricia Zimmermann, professor of Screen Studies, presented her research "Towards a Theory and Practice of Documentary in Open Space New Media" at Visible Evidence XXII Conference on Documentary in Toronto, Canada, on August 21, 2015.