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‘Welcome to selfiestan’: identity and the networked gaze in Indian mobile media
This article examines selfie culture and visual social media in India by exploring how smartphone marketing and the performativity of the user–device interface intersect with the cultural influence
“Smashing Images in Your Face”: Mobile Perception and Urban Media in James Rosenquist’s Pop
Abstract James Rosenquist’s paintings of the early 1960s have been interpreted as a Pop synthesis of media imagery and the formal and aesthetic logic of mid-century American abstract art. These
“Nothing Is So Dangerous as Hypothesis”: The Mission Héliographique, Photography, and the Spectacle of History
Abstract This article considers the place of photography within historical discourse by reexamining the maligned 1851 Mission Héliographique, a French government photographic survey of ancient
Veiling the Mechanical Eye: Antoine Claudet and the Spectacle of Photography in Victorian London
The rise of commercial portrait photography in the mid-nineteenth century placed the bourgeois body squarely within technological processes of visual representation. Photography's chemical and
Outside and In‐Between: Representation and Spatial Production in Dominique Gonzalez‐Foerster’s Urban Imagery
The photography and filmmaking of Dominique Gonzalez‐Foerster (b. 1965) depict derelict zones and dedicated spaces of social interaction in the built environment as intervals of stasis, anticipation,
Rethinking media space
Thinking about space today requires thinking aboutmedia space. It is difficult to imagine – (let alone experience) a space entirely beyond the reach of media. Media, whether as narratives, products,