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Interface as Utopia

Michael F. Leruth

in Fred Forest's Utopia: Media Art and Activism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036498
eISBN:
9780262339926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036498.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The Conclusion looks more closely at the utopian thread that runs through Forest’s artistic practice beginning with an overview of his lifelong preoccupation with immaterial forms of territoriality ... More


Word and Image: Expanding Vernacular Narratives

Alexandra Green

in Buddhist Visual Cultures, Rhetoric, and Narrative in Late Burmese Wall Paintings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888390885
eISBN:
9789882204850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390885.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

As Chapter Four demonstrates, the murals were part of the efflorescence of Nyaungyan and Konbaung dynasty literary activity, visual counterparts to vernacular, Pāli, and dramatic productions. The ... More


Epilogue: Reimagining a Young Jesus

Stephen J. Davis

in Christ Child: Cultural Memories of a Young Jesus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300149456
eISBN:
9780300206609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149456.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The epilogue to the book relates the textual infancy traditions to the artistic representation of a young Jesus in medieval contexts ranging from manuscript illumination to paintings in churches, ... More


The visual commons: counter-power in photography from slavery to Occupy Wall Street

Nicholas Mirzoeff

in Image Operations: Visual media and political conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107213
eISBN:
9781526120984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107213.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the formation and dissemination of what the author has called the ‘visual commons’ in photography. The visual commons can be explored through photography because photography has ... More


Two tales of my dying neighbours

Sam Haddow

in Precarious Spectatorship: Theatre and Image in an Age of Emergencies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526138415
eISBN:
9781526150448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138422.00008
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter explores the so-called ‘refugee crisis’ of 2015 and beyond, in a discussion of the relationship between the spectator and the ‘other’. Drawing on two theatrical case studies - Vanishing ... More


‘A present from the Crystal Palace’: Souvenirs of Sydenham, miniature views and material memory

Verity Hunt

in After 1851: The Material and Visual Cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096495
eISBN:
9781526124135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096495.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Focusing on two souvenirs: a ‘peep egg’ (after 1851), a stone egg decorated with a floral pattern, inscribed ‘A present from the Crystal Palace’ (Bill Douglas Collection, Exeter University) and a ... More


Visual Translation in Fifteenth-Century English Manuscripts

Richard K. Emmerson

in Medieval Poetics and Social Practice: Responding to the Work of Penn R. Szittya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243242
eISBN:
9780823243280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243242.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay suggests that a painting or illustration is an appropriate and important place from which to begin speaking about poetics and narrative; that indeed, so many visual or otherwise nonverbal ... More


The Touch of History: A Phenomenological Approach to 1960s Czech Cinema

David Sorfa

in The Cinematic Bodies of Eastern Europe and Russia: Between Pain and Pleasure

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474405140
eISBN:
9781474426718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405140.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The films of the Czechoslovak filmmakers, František Vláčil and Karel Kachyňa, employ distinctive formal features, such as shallow focus, action obscured by objects in the foreground and symmetrical ... More


Graphic to surface: textual effects and criticism

Judy Kendall

in Writing otherwise: Experiments in cultural criticism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089428
eISBN:
9781781707340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089428.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Judy Kendall's poetics concern a rather fundamental aspect of writing: namely, what the written page looks like. Her essay obliges us to look closely at the visual materiality of the text, and at how ... More


Hidden in plain sight: use of an arts-based method for critical reflection

Annastasia Maksymluk

in Practice placement in social work: Innovative approaches for effective teaching and learning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447318606
eISBN:
9781447318620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318606.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores a technique of employing imagery to extend student learning within a practice learning setting. In the UK, a climate of managerialism and prescriptive practice within social ... More


Dis/Ordering the Orient: Scopic Regimes and Modern War

Derek Gregory

in Orientalism and War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199327782
eISBN:
9780199388080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327782.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

‘Scopic regimes’, the variable fields that structure what is seen, have long mediated the ways notions of self and other develop in the context of war. During Napoleon’s occupation of Egypt, Cairo ... More


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