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The Adventures of the Optic Nerve

John Elderfield

in The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on the role of visual medium in art-historical study. It addresses the relationship of art history to the existential acts of painting and looking at ... More


Truth in Visual Media: Aesthetics, Ethics and Politics

Marguerite La Caze and Ted Nannicelli (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474474467
eISBN:
9781399509107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474474467.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book investigates the interrelations between aesthetics, ethics, and politics in a variety of visual media forms ranging across art installations, film and television, interactive documentaries, ... More


Introduction

Jens Eder and Charlotte Klonk (eds)

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/9781526107213.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In the introduction the editors outline the concept of image operations, illustrate its relevance and consider the empirical, theoretical, and ethical questions that arise from it. They also discuss ... More


Image Operations: Visual media and political conflict

Jens Eder and Charlotte Klonk (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107213
eISBN:
9781526120984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107213.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Still and moving images are crucial factors in contemporary political conflicts. They not only have representational, expressive or illustrative functions, but also augment and create significant ... More


Stings of Visibility: Picture Theories and Visual Contact

Andrea Bachner

in The Mark of Theory: Inscriptive Figures, Poststructuralist Prehistories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277476
eISBN:
9780823280469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277476.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter shifts its focus to the ways in which media studies uses inscription by probing the imaginary at work in theoretical and artistic conceptualizations of visual media, especially ... More


“Our Mosquitoes are not so Big”: Images and Modernity in Zimbabwe

Timothy Burke

in Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229488
eISBN:
9780520927292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229488.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines visual images of Zimbabwe in relation to modernity. It discusses African audiences' negative reaction to visual media and imagery circulating during the era of colonial rule. It ... More


The ‘Image-World’ and the Reality of Photography

Matilde Nardelli

in Antonioni and the Aesthetics of Impurity: Remaking the Image in the 1960s

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444040
eISBN:
9781474490573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444040.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers Antonioni’s thematisation of photography in and beyond Blow-Up (1966), in the context of the postwar proliferation of media images and image culture. It argues that if ... More


The challenge of the sublime: From Burke's Philosophical Enquiry to British Romantic art

Hélène Ibata

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526117397
eISBN:
9781526136114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117397.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The challenge of the sublime argues that the unprecedented visual inventiveness of the Romantic period in Britain could be seen as a response to theories of the sublime, more specifically to Edmund ... More


Introduction: Reformulating Modernism

Cara L. Lewis

in Dynamic Form: How Intermediality Made Modernism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749179
eISBN:
9781501749193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749179.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

This introductory chapter provides an overview of modernism. Modernism has long been understood as a particularly active period for interarts exchange, and recent interventions have made clear ... More


Reshaping Judicial Practice

Giovan Francesco Lanzara

in Shifting Practices: Reflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034456
eISBN:
9780262332309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034456.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The chapter analyses how magistrates reshape and reflect on their practice by engaging in hands-on experiments with the visual medium and by questioning the core assumptions of judicial practice. ... More


Inner Sound: Altered States of Consciousness in Electronic Music and Audio-Visual Media

Jonathan Weinel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190671181
eISBN:
9780190671228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190671181.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Inner Sound explores how altered states of consciousness have shaped the design of electronic music and audio-visual media. The book begins by discussing consciousness, and how this may change during ... More


Courtroom Sketching: Reflections on History, Law and the Image 1

Lynda Nead

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the history of courtroom sketching and photography and how the press has removed and replaced the courtroom artist. Photography and sketching in court and the publications of ... More


Mastery of Words and Swords: Negotiating Intellectual Masculinities in Modern China, 1890s-1930s

Jun Lei

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9789888528745
eISBN:
9789888754540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528745.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The crisis of masculinity surfaced and converged with the crisis of the nation in the late Qing, after the doors of China were forced open by Opium Wars. The power of physical aggression increasingly ... More


Another “Kind of Solution”: Art's Waiting for the Barbarians

in Barbarism and Its Discontents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782760
eISBN:
9780804785372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782760.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter examines artworks that transpose the topos of waiting for the barbarians into a visual medium, into sites of enunciation outside or in the margins of the West, and into a contemporary ... More


Introduction

in Visualizing American Empire: Orientalism and Imperialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075334
eISBN:
9780226075303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075303.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of President William McKinley's dilemma about what to do with the newly acquired Philippines, and then sets out the book's purpose, which is ... More


The Rise of “Personal” Animation

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835941
eISBN:
9780824871574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835941.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how technological developments in media have shaped Japanese anime production and stylistic diversity, primarily as matters of production scale and targeted audience. It first ... More


Paris as Cinematic Space

in The Heroic City: Paris, 1945-1958

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226870236
eISBN:
9780226870175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226870175.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

There are many reasons the cinematic presentation of Paris is so important to the analysis of public space. One is that the years after World War II are considered part of the golden age of French ... More


Synaesthetic Overdrive

Jonathan Weinel

in Inner Sound: Altered States of Consciousness in Electronic Music and Audio-Visual Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190671181
eISBN:
9780190671228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190671181.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter discusses altered states of consciousness in audio-visual media, such as films, psychedelic light shows, and VJ performances. First, some background theory is introduced, explaining the ... More


The Development of European Human Rights and Freedom of Expression Law

David Erdos

in European Data Protection Regulation, Journalism, and Traditional Publishers: Balancing on a Tightrope?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198841982
eISBN:
9780191878039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841982.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, EU Law

This chapter explores the legal protection of freedom of expression across Europe and situates this within the broader development of protections for civil and political rights. It argues that such ... More


Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Finis Dunaway

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169903
eISBN:
9780226169934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169934.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Certain images stand out as icons of American environmentalism: a 1971 public service announcement featuring the “Crying Indian,” who sheds a tear in response to litter and pollution; the cooling ... More


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