Digital and Other Virtualities: Renegotiating the Image (New Encounters: Arts, Cultures, Concepts)

Digital and Other Virtualities: Renegotiating the Image (New Encounters: Arts, Cultures, Concepts)


If virtuality is being celebrated as heralding a extensively new period, wealthy with new percentages and futures hitherto unimagined via cybernetics, networking and digitalizaton, such claims also are being considered with deep skepticism and countered via renewed curiosity within the groundedness and referentiality of the idea that of the index. 

In this transdisciplinary ebook, significant artists, filmmakers, movie theorists, philosophers, literary critics, details theorists and cultural  analysts learn the twists and turns of  the contesting phrases of virtuality and indexicality in modern cultural thought in terms of heritage, trauma, sexuality, textuality, anxiousness, simulated lives, code, electronic cinema, technological know-how fiction, and modern artwork. Antony Bryant, Juli Carson, N. Katherine Hayles, Anna Johnson, Mary Kelly, Brian Massumi, Claire Pajaczkowska, Griselda Pollock, Adrian Rifkin, Martha Rosler, Alison Rowley, Trinh T. Minha, Samuel Weber, and Paul Willemen draw on concrete practices, starting from movie, video and chatrooms to airport areas, conceptual paintings and textiles, to provide significantly engaged, occasionally skeptical, analyses of latest photo worlds within the gentle of a continual allegiance to grounded histories and significant practice.

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