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Continuum 1952–1961

in Art and Pluralism: Lawrence Alloway's Cultural Criticism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316456
eISBN:
9781846316708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846316456.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Lawrence Alloway's scope as an art critic became international in 1950, but his criticism only changed significantly the following year after a review of a Roberto Matta exhibition at the Institute ... More


Art Is Redeemed, Mystery Is Gone: The Documentation of Contemporary Art

Harald Kraemer

in Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: A Critical Discourse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033534
eISBN:
9780262269742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033534.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the specific traits of contemporary art and how it can be documented using new procedures based on digital technologies. It argues that the different prerequisites and specific ... More


Visible Seams: The Media Art of Fatimah Tuggar

in Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality, and Blackness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226253022
eISBN:
9780226253053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226253053.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter covers black visuality with regards to technology studies, media theory, and contemporary digital art. Fatimah Tuggar's Fusion Cuisine revealed links among historical and present notions ... More


Post-Pop

Steve Redhead

in We Have Never Been Postmodern: Theory at the Speed of Light

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643448
eISBN:
9780748652945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643448.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at some contemporary issues from the cultural politics of Pop. Pop is everywhere. Contemporary art is part of Pop culture but Pop is also part of the accelerated culture of ... More


Huang Yong Ping and the Power of Zoomorphic Ambiguity

Kristina Kleutghen

in The Zoomorphic Imagination in Chinese Art and Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824846763
eISBN:
9780824873035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846763.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Born in China but now a French citizen, the contemporary artist Huang Yong Ping (b. 1954) prioritizes the contradictions and ambiguities that arise from overlapping motifs that signify differently in ... More


: From Medium to Site

Andrew V. Uroskie

in Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Expanded Cinema and Postwar Art

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226842981
eISBN:
9780226109022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109022.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Since the mid-‘90s, contemporary art practice and criticism has been engaged in a widespread reformulation of the concept of “site-specificity.” At the same time, the vast proliferation of artists’ ... More


Chapter 18

Xiao Lu

in Dialogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the author's efforts to prove her sole authorship of the 1989 installation art work Dialogue and the shooting performance. It relates her conflict with Song Liwei, who was then ... More


Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

James Meese

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037440
eISBN:
9780262344517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037440.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

How should we think about authorship, use and piracy in an era of media convergence? How does the growing focus on amateur creativity impact on existing legal and cultural understandings of around ... More


Discourse and Displacement: Contemplating Beijing’s Urban Landscape

Xiaoping Lin

in Children of Marx and Coca-Cola: Chinese Avant-garde Art and Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833367
eISBN:
9780824870607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833367.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter reviews “Space and Vision: The Impression of Transmuting Daily Lives in Beijing,” an exhibition of five Chinese avant-garde artists curated by Huang Du, which opened for two days at the ... More


Textual Shift and the Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Jeff Scheible

in Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695737
eISBN:
9781452950860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695737.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The introduction considers punctuation generally (existing studies, theories, histories of it), examining how punctuation both undergoes and reflects a broader “shift” in textuality corresponding ... More


Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Jeff Scheible

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695737
eISBN:
9781452950860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695737.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Emoticons matter. Equal signs do, too. This book takes them seriously and shows how and why they matter. Digital Shift explores the increasingly ubiquitous presence of punctuation and typographical ... More


Within, Aside, and Too Much: On Parentheticality across Media

Jeff Scheible

in Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695737
eISBN:
9781452950860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695737.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter takes parentheses as starting points for critical thinking, across three primary sites: Derrida’s writing, criticism of the televisual laugh track, and Miranda July’s Me and You and ... More


Connecting the Dots: Periodizing the Digital

Jeff Scheible

in Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695737
eISBN:
9781452950860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695737.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the intersection of the period and textual shift related to digital media: how it “periodizes” the digital, from its typographical redefinition as a dot in the 1980s internet ... More


# Logic

Jeff Scheible

in Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816695737
eISBN:
9781452950860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695737.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Analyzing diverse media forms and objects, this chapter mobilizes the hashmark as a reading lens to delineate digital media’s textual processes, mapping a broader cultural logic and aesthetic of the ... More


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