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Global Dreams and Nightmares: The Underside of Hong Kong as a Global City in Fruit Chan’s Hollywood, Hong Kong

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Hong Kong Culture: Word and Image

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028412
eISBN:
9789882206960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028412.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Globality is a plane of immanence without exteriority. However, by the same token, globality is always unstable and cannot be enclosed as a totality. Its constitution through virtual images opens ... More


A Virtual Presence in Space

D. N. Rodowick

in What Philosophy Wants from Images

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226513058
eISBN:
9780226513225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226513225.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines recent work by Victor Burgin as a questioning or interrogation of the concept of medium in artworks that hold perception in an interstitial space between stillness and movement, ... More


The Memory of Cinema

D. N. Rodowick

in What Philosophy Wants from Images

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226513058
eISBN:
9780226513225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226513225.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the complex and varied fascination of contemporary art with the history of theatrical cinema, or what the author calls the memory of cinema. The memory of cinema in current ... More


Harun Farocki’s Liberated Consciousness

D. N. Rodowick

in What Philosophy Wants from Images

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226513058
eISBN:
9780226513225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226513225.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The film and video works of Harun Farocki exemplify a critical media practice that pose the questions: What is an Image?, or better, What is a human image? Much of Farocki’s mature work examines in ... More


Cloud Technologies and Services

W Kuan Hon and Christopher Millard

in Cloud Computing Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671670
eISBN:
9780191767463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671670.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

In this chapter we outline the main technical and commercial characteristics of cloud computing, including the central concept of ‘X as a Service’ and various other key elements. Common models for ... More


What Philosophy Wants from Images

D. N. Rodowick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226513058
eISBN:
9780226513225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226513225.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In the past two decades, the contemporary art world has exhibited an ever-increasing fascination with the cinema; or better, a certain memory of the history of theatrical cinema. A principle material ... More


Contemporary Transformations Between Spectacle and Virtuality

Chiara Bottici

in Imaginal Politics: Images Beyond Imagination and the Imaginary

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157780
eISBN:
9780231527811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157780.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores how the nexus of politics and the imaginal changes within contemporary conditions. More specifically, it considers both the quantitative and the qualitative transformation of ... More


The Keplerian Turn and its Technical Background

A. Mark Smith

in From Sight to Light: The Passage from Ancient to Modern Optics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226174761
eISBN:
9780226174938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226174938.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the analytic and epistemological turn represented by Kepler’s account of retinal imaging. It starts with a look at the immediate context of that account in the optical work of ... More


Villard de Honnecourt: Ymagier and Interlocutor

Stephen Murray

in Plotting Gothic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226191805
eISBN:
9780226191942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226191942.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the first decades of the thirteenth century, as great Gothic cathedrals were rising in many northern cities, an attentive traveller, delighted with what he witnessed, gathered images not only of ... More


Introduction: Software, a Supersensible Sensible Thing

Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

in Programmed Visions: Software and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015424
eISBN:
9780262295215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015424.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book discusses the growing significance of software as a form of new media, revealing that software has emerged as an important new media that widens the horizons of knowledge of different ... More


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