Posts Tagged: image

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

Guy Debord – The Society of the Spectacle

Guy Debord’s The Society of the Spectacle It is not so usual to meet an author who engages himself in a single theme explaining everything about it even by focusing on its negative aspects. Among others, there is Nietzsche who

Guy Debord – The Society of the Spectacle

Guy Debord’s The Society of the Spectacle It is not so usual to meet an author who engages himself in a single theme explaining everything about it even by focusing on its negative aspects. Among others, there is Nietzsche who

Barthes – Camera Lucida / Baudrillard – “It is the Object Which Thinks Us…”

– Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography Camera Lucida (1980) was written after his mother’s death and published just after his death. Although, like Mythologies (1957), this book could be regarded as a critique of the myth of bourgeois

Barthes – Camera Lucida / Baudrillard – “It is the Object Which Thinks Us…”

– Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography Camera Lucida (1980) was written after his mother’s death and published just after his death. Although, like Mythologies (1957), this book could be regarded as a critique of the myth of bourgeois