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The Strange Case of William Mumler, Spirit Photographer
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Photograph/Death Mask: Jean-Luc Nancy’s Recasting of the Photographic Image
This article takes Jean-Luc Nancy’s analogy of ‘the photograph itself, as a death mask’ at the conclusion of ‘Masked Imagination’ as its starting point to investigate and extrapolate what hisExpand
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Where the Paranoid Meets the Paranormal: Speculations on Spirit Photography
One of the most fascinating genres in the history of nineteenth-century photography is the suspect practice of spirit photography. It was “discovered” by a Boston engraver turned photographer namedExpand
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PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE EXPOSURE OF COMMUNITY: Sharing nan goldin and jean-luc nancy
ion and theory that are engaged by this body of work. When presented as a forty-five minute slide show consisting of about 750Ð800 images, GoldinÕs project assumed the form of a cinematic andExpand
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Mapping Ararat: Augmented Reality, Virtual Tourism, and Grand Island’s Jewish Ghosts
MAPPING ARARAT: AN IMAGINARY JEWISH HOMELANDS PROJECT ANIMATES Mordecai Noah’s bold 1825 plan to transform Grand Island, New York, into Ararat, a city of refuge for the Jews. Utilizing digital mediaExpand
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Photography and Doubt
"Photography and Doubt reflects on this interest in photography’s referential power by discussing it in rigorously historical terms. How was the understanding of photographic realism cultivated inExpand
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Yahweh Rastafari! Matisyahu and the Aporias of Hasidic Reggae Superstardom
The scene opens at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City during April 2004, where a happening event in the new Jewish art and cultural scene was in progress. Organized by the former KnittingExpand