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Various Visuals: Visual Culture, Visual Practice, Visual Piety

J. M. F. Heath

in Paul's Visual Piety: The Metamorphosis of the Beholder

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199664146
eISBN:
9780191748455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664146.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter provides an introduction to Visual Studies for readers unfamiliar with it, and situates the present project in relation to the questions that Visual Studies raises. It argues for the ... More


British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420730
eISBN:
9781474453530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420730.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the rapidly growing study of amateur film, this groundbreaking book addresses the development of British women's amateur visual practice. Drawing upon social and visual anthropology, imperial and ... More


Paul's Visual Piety: The Metamorphosis of the Beholder

J. M. F. Heath

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199664146
eISBN:
9780191748455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664146.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter gives a brief account of the occasion for, character, and significance of a study of Paul's visual piety, introducing issues to be explored in the rest of Part One. It emphasizes that ... More


The Victorian Eye: The Physiology, Sociology, and Spatiality of Vision, 1800–1900

in The Victorian Eye: A Political History of Light and Vision in Britain, 1800-1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226640761
eISBN:
9780226640785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226640785.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter provides a historical overview of three dimensions of the history of nineteenth-century perception. First, it examines the development of ophthalmology and the attempt to calculate and ... More


Toward a New Ontology of Scientific Vision

Annamaria Carusi and Aud Sissel Hoel

in Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262525381
eISBN:
9780262319157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262525381.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines the dismantling of the qualitative-quantitative distinction in the practice and instrumentation of computational biology. Computational biologists work with an impressive array ... 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


Oligoptic Engineering: Light and the Victorian City

in The Victorian Eye: A Political History of Light and Vision in Britain, 1800-1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226640761
eISBN:
9780226640785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226640785.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter looks at “oligoptic” visual practice, whereby small groups of individuals freely monitored each other, and the role of nonpanoptic supervision as techniques of organizing such liberal ... More


Space 2: Media Scenographies (1950–)

Chris Salter

in Entangled: Technology and the Transformation of Performance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195881
eISBN:
9780262315104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195881.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter demonstrates the analysis of the pre-dominant role of electronic and audio-visual practices in theatrical productions between 1960 and 1990. It begins with a description of the ... More


Technologies of Illumination, 1870–1910

in The Victorian Eye: A Political History of Light and Vision in Britain, 1800-1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226640761
eISBN:
9780226640785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226640785.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter traces some of the tangled ways in which illumination and visual practice coevolved while suggesting critical points of connection between illumination technology and liberal ... More


Visible/Invisible: Critique of a Dichotomy

Peter Geimer

in Inadvertent Images: A History of Photographic Apparitions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226471877
eISBN:
9780226471907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226471907.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Photography

When more recent studies examine the “visualization of the invisible,” they generally adopt, perpetuate, and consolidate a nineteenth-century terminology that even the historic protagonists ... More


Memory Drawn into the Present: Waltz with Bashir and Animated Documentary

Jonathan Murray

in Drawn from Life: Issues and Themes in Animated Documentary Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780748694112
eISBN:
9781474460071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694112.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The international success of Ari Folman’s Waltz with Bashir (2008) saw this work routinely defined and discussed as the first feature-length example of animated documentary cinema. This chapter ... More


Method, madness and montage: assemblages of images and the production of knowledge

W. J. T. Mitchell

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/9781526107213.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter surveys assemblages of images in the context of art history, anthropology, cinematic production, surveillance, and forensic science. The aim is to uncover both the logic and the ... More


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