Representational Machines - Photography and the Production of Space

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Representational Machines - Photography and the Production of Space

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Photography does not represent space. Space is produced photographically.
Since its inception in the 19th century, photography has brought to light a vast array of represented subjects. Always situated in some spatial order, photographic representations have been operatively underpinned by social, technical, and institutional mechanisms. Geographically, bodily, and geometrically, the camera has positioned its subjecst in social structures and hierachies, in recognizable localities, and in iconic depth constructions which, although they show remarkable variation, nevertheless belong specifically to the enterprises of the medium.
This is the subject of Representational Machines: How photography enlists the workings of institutional technologies in search of establishing new iconic and social spaces. Together, the contributions to this edited volume span historical epochs, social environments, technological possibilities, and genre distinctions. Presenting several distinct ways of producing space photographically, this book opens a new and important field of inquiry for photography research.

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Sideantal: 269
Sprog: Engelsk
Originalsprog: Engelsk
Produktvariant: Hæftet
Oplag: 1
Udgave: 1
Udgiver: Aarhus Universitetsforlag
Bredde: 174 mm
Højde: 242 mm
Dybde: 24 mm
Vægt: 759 g
Udgivelsesdato: 24 Aug 2013
Oplagsdato: 24 Aug 2013






Representational Machines - Photography and the Production of Space Aarhus Universitetsforlag