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Investigative aesthetics : conflicts and commons in the politics of truth

Author: Matthew Fuller, (Professor of Digital Media); Eyal Weizman
Publisher: London ; Brooklyn, NY : Verso, 2021. ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Today, artists are engaged in investigation. They probe corruption, human rights violations, environmental crimes and technological domination. At the same time, areas not usually thought of as artistic make powerful use of aesthetics. Journalists and legal professionals pore over opensource videos and satellite imagery to undertake visual investigations. This combination of diverse fields is what the authors call  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Fuller, (Professor of Digital Media); Eyal Weizman
ISBN: 9781788739085 1788739086
OCLC Number: 1201668063
Description: 259 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Part 1 Aesthetics : Aesthetics beyond Perception --
Aesthetics --
Hyper-aesthetics --
How to Inhabit the Hyper-aesthetic Image --
Hyperaesthesia: Not Making Sense --
Aesthetic Power --
Part 2 Investigations : What Is Investigation? --
Secrets --
The Cat and the Angel --
The Ear and the Eye --
The Eye and the Office --
Pre-emptive Investigations --
Many Logics of Fact --
Minimal Causation and Field Causality --
Machine Investigations --
Part 3 Propositions : Investigative Commons --
The Lab and the Studio.
Responsibility: Matthew Fuller and Eyal Weizman.

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A new field of counter-investigation across journalism, human rights, art and law  Read more...

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"Eyal Weizman's work has become an indispensable source of both insight and guidance in these difficult times" - Paul Gilroy

 
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