Self / Image
Technology, Representation, and the Contemporary Subject
By (author) Amelia Jones
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Self / Image by Amelia Jones
Book DescriptionIncluding over 100 illustrations from mainstream film to independent film, video art, performance and the visual arts, this important and original book explores how technology has affected artists' abilities and forms to express themselves. From analogue photography to more recent artistic practices including digital imaging, performance robotics and video installations, Self/Image is one of the first full length studies to investigate the complex relations among these diverse artistic practices. This will make an excellent companion to studies of contemporary art history, and media and cultural studies in the post-1960 period.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415345224
(234mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Amelia Jones
Matter of Miracles, Hardback (August 2016)
A study of the links between holy relics in baroque Naples and the urban environment in which they functioned, which shows that the urban setting was produced through the activities that took place there, and not the other way around.
Art and Human Rights, Paperback (January 2016)
Provides a deeply researched account of contemporary Asian art movements, focusing on the work of a select group of internationally renowned and politically engaged artists.
Face of Medicine, Hardback (December 2015)View all books by Amelia Jones
Sheds new light on the relevance of the visual in medical and scientific cultures, and on the relationship between artistic and medical practices and imagery.
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Author Biography - Amelia Jones
Amelia Jones is Professor and Pilkington Chair in the History of Art, University of Manchester. She is the author of three books, including Body Art/ Performing the Subject (1998), and editor of four books, including Performing the Body/Performing the Text (1999), The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader (2003), and A Companion to Contemporary Art Since 1945 (2006).
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