Category Archives: visual

Laura U. Marks – The Skin of the Film

Laura U. Marks, The Skin of the Film, Duke UP, 2000. If cinema is an audiovisual medium in nature, why does Laura Marks look for nonaudiovisual sense experience in cinema? Of course, the films and videos she tries to examine

Laura U. Marks – The Skin of the Film

Laura U. Marks, The Skin of the Film, Duke UP, 2000. If cinema is an audiovisual medium in nature, why does Laura Marks look for nonaudiovisual sense experience in cinema? Of course, the films and videos she tries to examine

W. J. T. Mitchell’s Iconology and Picture Theory

What is an image? What is picture? Rather, what is the relationship between image and idea, image and word, the visual and the verbal, or the visible and the sayable? What is the relation of pictures and language? Is the

W. J. T. Mitchell’s Iconology and Picture Theory

What is an image? What is picture? Rather, what is the relationship between image and idea, image and word, the visual and the verbal, or the visible and the sayable? What is the relation of pictures and language? Is the

[CFP]Philosophy of Photography

Philosophy of Photography Subscribe to this journalCall for PapersEditorial & Advisory BoardsBack Issues ISSN: 20403682 First published in 2010 (forthcoming) 2 issues per volume Current Issue: Volume 0 / Issue 0 Call for Papers Aims & Scope Philosophy of Photography

[CFP]Philosophy of Photography

Philosophy of Photography Subscribe to this journalCall for PapersEditorial & Advisory BoardsBack Issues ISSN: 20403682 First published in 2010 (forthcoming) 2 issues per volume Current Issue: Volume 0 / Issue 0 Call for Papers Aims & Scope Philosophy of Photography

Linda Williams – Hard Core

Linda Williams, Hard Core, U of California Press, 1989. Why is pornography regarded as a dangerous and suppressive matter for somebody, and why is it thought as a site of liberation, or at least a site of struggle for freedom?

Linda Williams – Hard Core

Linda Williams, Hard Core, U of California Press, 1989. Why is pornography regarded as a dangerous and suppressive matter for somebody, and why is it thought as a site of liberation, or at least a site of struggle for freedom?

W.J.T. Mitchell – What Do Pictures Want?

W.J.T. Mitchell, “The Surplus Value of Images” + “Showing Seeing” in What Do Pictures Want? The Lives and Loves of Images, U of Chicago Press, 2005. What Mitchell is trying to explain in “The Surplus Value of Images” is the

W.J.T. Mitchell – What Do Pictures Want?

W.J.T. Mitchell, “The Surplus Value of Images” + “Showing Seeing” in What Do Pictures Want? The Lives and Loves of Images, U of Chicago Press, 2005. What Mitchell is trying to explain in “The Surplus Value of Images” is the

The Crisis of Credit Visualized

The Short and Simple Story of the Credit Crisis [part 1] [part 2]    http://www.crisisofcredit.com/ The goal of giving form to a complex situation like the credit crisis is to quickly supply the essence of the situation to those unfamiliar

The Crisis of Credit Visualized

The Short and Simple Story of the Credit Crisis [part 1] [part 2]    http://www.crisisofcredit.com/ The goal of giving form to a complex situation like the credit crisis is to quickly supply the essence of the situation to those unfamiliar

SIGGRAPH 2009 – Information Aesthetics

  Information Aesthetics: Call for Submissions For over 35 years, the SIGGRAPH conference has been the premier venue for showcasing work in computer graphics and interactive techniques, and it has a long history of recognizing beauty in concert with technology.

SIGGRAPH 2009 – Information Aesthetics

  Information Aesthetics: Call for Submissions For over 35 years, the SIGGRAPH conference has been the premier venue for showcasing work in computer graphics and interactive techniques, and it has a long history of recognizing beauty in concert with technology.