Normal view MARC view ISBD view

The visual culture reader /

by Mirzoeff, Nicholas.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Routledge, 2002Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xix, 737 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0415252210 (cased) :; 0415252229 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Arts, Modern -- 20th century | Art and society | Popular culture | Visual communication -- Art
Contents:
The subject of visual culture / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- Studying visual culture / Irit Rogoff -- Narrativizing visual culture : towards a polycentric aesthetics / Ella Shohat, Robert Stam -- Kino-I, Kino-world : notes on the cinematic mode of production / Jonathan L. Beller -- Showing seeing : a critique of visual culture / W.J.T. Mitchell -- Conversations in visual culture / Raiford Guins, Joanne Morra, Marquard Smith, Omayra Cruz -- Introduction to plug-in theory / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- Optics / René Descartes -- The fetishism of the commodity / Karl Marx -- Double consciousness / W.E.B. Dubois -- What is a picture? / Jacques Lacan -- The fact of blackness / Frantz Fanon -- Woman in a mirror / Marshall McLuhan -- Rhetoric of the image / Roland Barthes -- Ideology and ideological state apparatuses / Louis Althusser -- The society of the spectacle / Guy Debord -- Simulacra and simulations / Jean Baudrillard -- Prohibition, psychoanalysis and the heterosexual matrix / Judith Butler -- Virtual bodies and flickering signifiers / N. Katherine Hayles --
Introduction / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- Here and now / Arjun Appadurai -- Remaking pastports : visual thought in the debate on multiculturalism / Néstor García Canclini -- Ethnicity and internationality : new British art and diaspora-based blackness / Kobena Mercer -- The multiple viewpoint : diaspora and visual culture / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- Gender, race and nation in Japanese contemporary art and criticism / Lisa Bloom -- Of other spaces / Michael Foucault -- Spectres of cyberspace / Geoffrey Batchen -- Othering space / Wendy Hui Kyong Chun -- 'Where do you want to go today?' cybernetic tourism, the Internet, and transnationality / Lisa Nakamura -- Eden by wire : webcameras and the telepresent landscape / Thomas J. Campanella -- Satellite and cyber visualities : analyzing 'digital earth' / Lisa Parks --
Introduction / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- Historical citizenship and the Fremantle Prison follies : Frederick Wiseman comes to Western Australia / Toby Miller -- Visual stories / Ann Reynolds -- The great un-American numbers games / Andrew Ross -- The wall, the screen and the image : the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial / Marita Sturken -- The prison house of culture : why African art? Why the Guggenheim? Why now? / Michele Wallace -- Videotech / John Fiske -- The mobilized and virtual gaze in modernity : Flâneur/Flâneuse -- / Anne Friedberg -- What is digital cinema? / Lev Manovich -- Film and the digital in visual studies : film studies in the era of convergence / Lisa Cartwright -- Kung Fu cinema and frugality / May Joseph -- The video public sphere / David Joselit -- Reload : liveness, mobility and the Web / Tara McPherson --
Introduction / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- Visual regimes of colonialization : Aboriginal seeing and European vision in Australia / Terry Smith -- Orientalism and the exhibitionary order / Timothy Mitchell -- Soft-soaping empire : commodity racism and imperial advertising / Anne McClintock -- From 'The colonial harem' / Malek Alloula -- Vodun art " social history and the slave trade / Suzanne Preston Blier -- 'His master's Obi' : machine magic, colonial violence, and transculturation / Jill H. Casid -- Passing for white, passing for black / Adrian Piper -- The other history of intercultural performance / Coco Fusco -- Photography and the substance of the image / Olu Oguibe -- Engendering new worlds : allegories of rape and reconciliation / Oriana Baddeley --
Introduction / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- Ideal masculinities : an anatomy of power / Anthea Callen -- The forbidden gaze : women artists and the male nude in late nineteenth-century France / Tamar Garb -- Reduplicative desires / Carol Mavor -- The third body : patterns in the construction of the subject in gay male narrative film / Thomas Waugh -- Looking good : the lesbian gaze and fashion imagery / Reina Lewis -- The transgender gaze in 'Boys don't cry' / Judith Halberstam -- The persistence of vision / Donna Haraway -- On the cutting edge : cosmetic surgery and the technological production of the gendered body / Anne Balsamo -- Dispersed subjects and the demise of the 'individual' : 1990s bodies in/as art / Amelia Jones.
Summary: This book brings together key writings as well as specially commissioned articles covering a wealth of visual forms including photography, painting, sculpture, fashion, advertising, television, cinema and digital culture. The reader features an introductory section tracing the development of visual culture studies in response to globalization and digital culture, and articles grouped into thematic sections, each prefaced by an introduction by the editor. List(s) this item appears in: Art History and Theory 2.1
Tags from this library:
No tags from this library for this title.
Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Location Collection Call number Copy Status Notes Date due Barcode Item holds
High Demand High Demand High demand Non-fiction TH MIR 2002 (Browse shelf) 1 Available Donated by James Edwards 2017-0722
Total holds: 0

Previous ed.: 1998.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introductions/Provocations/Conversations 1. The subject of visual culture / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- 2. Studying visual culture / Irit Rogoff -- 3. Narrativizing visual culture : towards a polycentric aesthetics / Ella Shohat, Robert Stam -- 4. Kino-I, Kino-world : notes on the cinematic mode of production / Jonathan L. Beller -- 5. Showing seeing : a critique of visual culture / W.J.T. Mitchell -- 6. Conversations in visual culture / Raiford Guins, Joanne Morra, Marquard Smith, Omayra Cruz -- Plug-in theory Introduction to plug-in theory / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- 7. Optics / René Descartes -- 8. The fetishism of the commodity / Karl Marx -- 9. Double consciousness / W.E.B. Dubois -- 10. What is a picture? / Jacques Lacan -- 11. The fact of blackness / Frantz Fanon -- 12. Woman in a mirror / Marshall McLuhan -- 13. Rhetoric of the image / Roland Barthes -- 14. Ideology and ideological state apparatuses / Louis Althusser -- 15. The society of the spectacle / Guy Debord -- 16. Simulacra and simulations / Jean Baudrillard -- 17. Prohibition, psychoanalysis and the heterosexual matrix / Judith Butler -- 18. Virtual bodies and flickering signifiers / N. Katherine Hayles --

PART 1. Global/Digital Introduction / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- (a) Imagining globalization 19. Here and now / Arjun Appadurai -- 20. Remaking pastports : visual thought in the debate on multiculturalism / Néstor García Canclini -- 21. Ethnicity and internationality : new British art and diaspora-based blackness / Kobena Mercer -- 22. The multiple viewpoint : diaspora and visual culture / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- 23. Gender, race and nation in Japanese contemporary art and criticism / Lisa Bloom -- (b) The space of the digital 24. Of other spaces / Michael Foucault -- 25. Spectres of cyberspace / Geoffrey Batchen -- 26. Othering space / Wendy Hui Kyong Chun -- 27. 'Where do you want to go today?' cybernetic tourism, the Internet, and transnationality / Lisa Nakamura -- 28. Eden by wire : webcameras and the telepresent landscape / Thomas J. Campanella -- 29. Satellite and cyber visualities : analyzing 'digital earth' / Lisa Parks --

PART 2. Spectacle and display Introduction / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- 30. Historical citizenship and the Fremantle Prison follies : Frederick Wiseman comes to Western Australia / Toby Miller -- 31. Visual stories / Ann Reynolds -- 32. The great un-American numbers games / Andrew Ross -- 33. The wall, the screen and the image : the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial / Marita Sturken -- 34. The prison house of culture : why African art? Why the Guggenheim? Why now? / Michele Wallace -- 35. Videotech / John Fiske -- (b) Cinema after film, television after the networks 36. The mobilized and virtual gaze in modernity : Flâneur/Flâneuse -- / Anne Friedberg -- 37. What is digital cinema? / Lev Manovich -- 38. Film and the digital in visual studies : film studies in the era of convergence / Lisa Cartwright -- 39. Kung Fu cinema and frugality / May Joseph -- 40. The video public sphere / David Joselit -- 41. Reload : liveness, mobility and the Web / Tara McPherson --

PART 3. Visual colonialism/visual transculture Introduction / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- (a) Visual colonialism 42. Visual regimes of colonialization : Aboriginal seeing and European vision in Australia / Terry Smith -- 43. Orientalism and the exhibitionary order / Timothy Mitchell -- 44. Soft-soaping empire : commodity racism and imperial advertising / Anne McClintock -- 45. From 'The colonial harem' / Malek Alloula -- 46. Vodun art " social history and the slave trade / Suzanne Preston Blier -- (b) Identity and transculture 47. 'His master's Obi' : machine magic, colonial violence, and transculturation / Jill H. Casid -- 48. Passing for white, passing for black / Adrian Piper -- 49. The other history of intercultural performance / Coco Fusco -- 50. Photography and the substance of the image / Olu Oguibe -- 51. Engendering new worlds : allegories of rape and reconciliation / Oriana Baddeley --

PART 4. The gaze, the body and sexuality Introduction / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- (a) The gaze and sexuality 52. Ideal masculinities : an anatomy of power / Anthea Callen -- 53. The forbidden gaze : women artists and the male nude in late nineteenth-century France / Tamar Garb -- 54. Reduplicative desires / Carol Mavor -- 55. The third body : patterns in the construction of the subject in gay male narrative film / Thomas Waugh -- 56. Looking good : the lesbian gaze and fashion imagery / Reina Lewis -- 57. The transgender gaze in 'Boys don't cry' / Judith Halberstam -- (b) Technobodies/Technofeminism 58. The persistence of vision / Donna Haraway -- 59. On the cutting edge : cosmetic surgery and the technological production of the gendered body / Anne Balsamo -- 60. Dispersed subjects and the demise of the 'individual' : 1990s bodies in/as art / Amelia Jones.

This book brings together key writings as well as specially commissioned articles covering a wealth of visual forms including photography, painting, sculpture, fashion, advertising, television, cinema and digital culture. The reader features an introductory section tracing the development of visual culture studies in response to globalization and digital culture, and articles grouped into thematic sections, each prefaced by an introduction by the editor.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.