Virilio and Visual Culture

Virilio and Visual Culture

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The first genuine appraisal of Virilio's contribution to contemporary art, photography, film, television and more. This collection of 13 original writings, including a newly translated piece by Virilio himself, is indispensable reading for all students and researchers of contemporary visual culture. Paul Virilio is one of the leading and most challenging critics of art and technology of the present period. Re-conceptualising the most enduring philosophical conventions on everything from technology and photography to literature, anthropology, cultural, and media studies through his own original theories and arguments, Virilio's work has produced substantial debate, compelling readers to ask if his criticism is out of touch or out in front of traditional perspectives.In this architecture, the global and the local are not dichotomous, but are mutually embedded one inside the other.7 ... his 1938 essay, a#39;The Age of the World Picture a#39;, Heidegger lamented the homogenisation of knowledge under the rubric 188anbsp;...


Title:Virilio and Visual Culture
Author: John Armitage
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press - 2013-01-15
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