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Visual worlds

Author: John R Hall; Blake Stimson; Lisa Tamiris Becker
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2005.
Series: International library of sociology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As many observers have noted, the world is becoming increasingly visually mediated, with the rise of computers and the internet being central factors in the emergence of new tools and conventions. Exploring the social structure of visuality, this volume contains a collection of essays by internationally renowned artists and scholars from a variety of fields (including art history, literary theory and criticism,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Visual worlds.
London : Routledge, 2005
(DLC) 2005011703
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John R Hall; Blake Stimson; Lisa Tamiris Becker
ISBN: 0203012372 9780203012376
OCLC Number: 252816538
Description: 1 online resource (x, 262 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; About the Contributors; Preface; Introduction: Visual Cultures and Visual Worlds; Part I Cultures; Political Culture; 1 Uncle Sam Needs a Wife: Citizenship and Denegation; 2 Televisual Popular Politics: Diana and Democracy; 3. Manufacturing Dissent: Challenges for Activism and Alternative Voices in the Post-9/11 World; Visual Culture; 4. Art at the Intersection of Social Fields; 5. Heart of Darkness: A Journey into the Dark Matter of the Art World; 6. Primetime art as Seen on Melrose Place; Part II Worlds. Social Worlds7. Electronic Habitus: Agit-Prop in an Imaginary World; 8. Los Angeles as Visual World: Media, Seeing, and the City; 9. Photography's Decline into Modernism: In Praise of ""Bad"" Photographs; 10. Between the Net and the Deep Blue Sea (Rethinking the Traffic in Photographs); Warring Worlds; 11. Witness to Surrender; 12. Under Siege: Mona Hatoum's Art of Displacement; 13. Mea Culpa: On Residual Culture and the Turn to Ethics; Epilogue: Visual Worlds, After 9/11; Index.
Series Title: International library of sociology.
Responsibility: edited by John R. Hall, Blake Stimson and Lisa Tamiris Becker.
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Exploring the social structure of visuality, this volume collates essays by internationally renowned scholars, and provides a unique opportunity for considering the changing character of visual  Read more...

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