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Photography and Its Shadow
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Hagi Kenaan
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

"By looking at photographic practices and photographs from the origins of photography to today's selfies, Snapchat, and Google Street View, this book offers a fresh philosophical understanding of how photography has become an intrinsic condition of the human"--
The Instant and Its Shadow
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Jean-Christophe Bailly
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-07 - Publisher: Fordham University Press

A compelling and innovative reflection on the way photography captures and condenses time Two photographs, connected by a ladder, separated by a century. First, William Henry Fox Talbot photographed a faithfully realistic image of a ladder against a haystack in the English countryside.One hundred years later, an anonymous photographer captured
Photography and Imagination
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Amos Morris-Reich, Margaret Olin
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-24 - Publisher: Routledge

As the prototypical exemplar of modern visual technology, photography was once viewed as a way to enable vision to bypass imagination, producing more reliable representations of reality. But as an achievement of technological modernity, photography can also be seen as a way to realize a creation of the imagination more
Shadow Modernism
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: William Schaefer
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-04 - Publisher: Duke University Press

During the early twentieth century, Shanghai was the center of China's new media culture. Described by the modernist writer Mu Shiying as "transplanted from Europe" and “paved with shadows,” for many of its residents Shanghai was a city without a past paradoxically haunted by the absent past’s traces. In Shadow
The Cinema and Its Shadow
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Alice Maurice
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-15 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

The Cinema and Its Shadow argues that race has defined the cinematic apparatus since the earliest motion pictures, especially at times of technological transition. In particular, this work explores how racial difference became central to the resolving of cinematic problems: the stationary camera, narrative form, realism, the synchronization of image