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Technology and desire the transgressive art of moving images

Author: Rania Gaafar; Martin Schulz
Publisher: Bristol [u.a.] Intellect 2014
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At the cutting edge of science, technology, and media philosophy, Technology and Desire argues that innovations in digital media technology are behind a growing shift toward digitally enhanced realism in the arts and, in particular, the art of the moving image. Drawing on cultural studies, media theory, art history, and more to provide exemplary evidence of this shift, this book has as its central theme the question  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rania Gaafar; Martin Schulz
ISBN: 9781841504612 1841504610 9781783201679 1783201673 9781783201662 1783201665
OCLC Number: 934584491
Accession No: (DE-576)344818519 (DE-599)BSZ344818519
Description: X, 415 S. Ill.
Contents: Introduction Post-medial Technologies of Desire: Performances of Images - Rania Gaafar and Martin SchulzPrelude Much Trouble in the Transportation of Souls, or the Sudden Disorganization of Boundaries - Anselm FrankePART I: Post-Medial Image Cultures and New Media Philosophies 75Chapter 1: Technical Repetition and Digital Art, or Why the 'Digital' in Digital Cinema is not the 'Digital' in Digital Technics - Mark B. N. HansenChapter 2: Arrest and Movement - Timothy DruckreyChapter 3: The Aesthetics of Flow and the Aesthetics of Catharsis - Jay David BolterChapter 4: Digital Images and Computer Simulations - Barbara FlueckigerChapter 5: Enfolding-Unfolding Aesthetics, or the Unthought at the Heart of Wood - Laura U. MarksPART II: Fugitive Images and TransmedialityChapter 6: Animated and Animating Landscapes: Space Voyages and Time Travel in the Art of Pieter Bruegel the Elder - Martin SchulzChapter 7: Copernicus and I: Revolutions in Perception and The Powers of Ten - Janet HarbordChapter 8: Cinema Mise en abyme: Contingencies of the Moving Image - Ursula FrohneChapter 9: Still Life in the Crosshairs, or For an Iconic Turn in Game Studies - Thomas HenselChapter 10: Out of Image - Yvonne SpielmannPART III: Post-Cinematic Desires: Genealogies of Anthropomorphic Transgressions Chapter 11: Choreographing the Moving Image: Post-Cinematic Desire and the Politics of Aesthetics - Isaac JulienChapter 12: Desire, Time and Transition in Anthropological Film-making - Ute HollChapter 13: Longing in Film: Emotions in Images - Hinderk M. EmrichChapter 14: The Fever Curve of the Gaze and the Body as (Image) Medium: Jacques Lacan's Media Theory of Unconscious Desire - Annette BitschPART IV: Material Specters and the Lives of ImagesChapter 15: The Sequence Image Between Motion and Stillness - Jens SchroeterChapter 16: Gaze and Withdrawal: On the 'Logic' of Iconic Structures - Dieter MerschChapter 17: The Magical Image in Georges Melies's Cinema - Lorenz EngellChapter 18: Liminal Spaces: Notes by Film-maker and Artist Malcolm Le Grice - Malcolm LeGriceChapter 19: Transgression: The Ethical Turn and the New Politics - Fatih Akin's Cinema and the Multicultural Dilemma - Thomas ElsaesserChapter 20: Radicant Spaces of Enunciation: Visual Art, 'Phenomenotechnique', and 'Criticality' - Towards a Postcolonial Media(l) Theory - Rania GaafarBiographies of Authors
Responsibility: edited by Rania Gaafar and Martin Schulz


Focuses on Media Philosophy, Art Theory, Image Theory and Visual Culture. This book helps to gain insights into the field of film and media studies, expounding a philosophy of technology in the arts.  Read more...


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