THE INVISIBLE MADE VISIBLE

@article{Natale2011THEIM,
  title={THE INVISIBLE MADE VISIBLE},
  author={Simone Natale},
  journal={Media History},
  year={2011},
  volume={17},
  pages={345 - 358}
}
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