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Seeing degree zero : Barthes/Burgin and political aesthetics

Author: Ryan Bishop; Sunil Manghani; Victor Burgin
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In literature and the visual arts, zero degree represents a neutral aesthetic situated in response to and outside of the dominant cultural order. Starting from Roland Barthes' 1953 book Writing Degree Zero, this volume examines the historical, theoretical and visual aspects of the term in collaboration with artist and writer Victor Burgin.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Seeing degree zero.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2019286325
(OCoLC)1057783551
Named Person: Roland Barthes; Roland Barthes; Victor Burgin; Roland Barthes; Victor Burgin
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ryan Bishop; Sunil Manghani; Victor Burgin
ISBN: 9781474431439 1474431437 9781474465229 1474465226
OCLC Number: 1147976110
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 440 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. I Degrees and Variations --
Neutral Seeing: Saenredam, Barthes, Burgin / Sunil Manghani --
I was Sitting in a Room: Cybernetic Aesthetics and Victor Burgin's Projection Loops / Ryan Bishop --
The Situation of Practice / Victor Burgin --
pt. II Image Degree Zero --
Painting, Photography, Projection / Sunil Manghani --
The End of the Frame / Victor Burgin --
Camera as Object and Process / Victor Burgin --
Prairie / Victor Burgin --
pt. III Writerly Readings --
Pre-occupations: Calling Up Ghosts in A Place to Read and Belledonne / Christine Berthin --
Prairie (Argo) / James O'Leary --
Photography as Rhythm: On Prairie / Domietta Torlasco --
The Work of Death in Burgin's Belledonne / Gordon Hon.
Other Titles: Seeing degree 0
Responsibility: edited by Ryan Bishop and Sunil Manghani ; with contributions from Christine Berthin, Victor Burgin, Sean Cubitt, Gordon Hon, Kristen Kreider, James O'Leary, and Domietta Torlasco.

Abstract:

In literature and the visual arts, zero degree represents a neutral aesthetic situated in response to and outside of the dominant cultural order. Starting from Roland Barthes' 1953 book Writing Degree Zero, this volume examines the historical, theoretical and visual aspects of the term in collaboration with artist and writer Victor Burgin.

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