Image Acts Book

Image Acts


  • Author : Horst Bredekamp
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2021-04-19
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 374
  • ISBN 10 : 9783110725827

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Image Acts Excerpt :

Heavily represented sections of contemporary philosophy subscribe to the notion of "embodiment". However promising this pragmatic turn of events may be, it remains limited in that it interprets the world as a projection of the cognizing "I". By contrast, Image Acts focuses on the counterforce of the form of images. The book subdivides this sphere into three parts: imitation, substitution, and the pure effect of the form. All three parts are contemplated with examples from antiquity through to the present and the iconoclastic controversies of our times. From this reconstruction of the image act springs the element of a new philosophy of affordance.

Act and Image Book

Act and Image


  • Author : Warren Colman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-10-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 330
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000407488

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Act and Image Excerpt :

How did humans develop the capacity for symbolic imagination? In this ground-breaking book, Warren Colman provides a reformulation of archetypal symbols as emergent from humans’ embodied and affective engagement with their social and material environment. Beginning with the oldest known figurative image in the world, the 40,000-year-old Lion Man of Hohlenstein-Stadel in Germany, he traces the emergence of symbolic imagination through the origins of language, the growth of human sociality and co-operation, and the creative use of material objects, from the earliest stone tools through the cave paintings and figures of Upper Paleolithic Europe and beyond. This leads to a consideration of how the imaginal world of the spirit may have come into being, not as separate from the material world but through active participation within a world alive with meaning.

Deleuze and Art Book

Deleuze and Art


  • Author : Anne Sauvagnargues
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2013-08-15
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780826435637

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In Deleuze and Art Anne Sauvagnargues, one of the world's most renowned Deleuze scholars, offers a unique insight into the constitutive role played by art in the formation of Deleuze's thought. By reproducing Deleuze's social and intellectual references, Sauvagnargues is able to construct a precise map of the totality of Deleuze's work, pinpointing where key Deleuzian concepts first emerge and eventually disappear. This innovative methodology, which Sauvagnargues calls "periodization", provides a systematic historiography of Deleuze's philosophy that remains faithful to his affirmation of the principle of exteriority. By analyzing the external relations between Deleuze's self-proclaimed three philosophical periods, Sauvagnargues gives the reader an inside look into the conceptual and artistic landscape that surrounded Deleuze and the creation of his philosophy. With extreme clarity and precision, Sauvagnargues provides an important glimpse into Deleuze's philosophy by reconstructing the social and intellectual contexts that contributed to the trajectory of his thought. This book is the product of insightful and careful research, which has not been made available to English readers of Deleuze before now.

The Photo miniature Book

The Photo miniature


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1915
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:319510013850992

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The New Photo miniature Book

The New Photo miniature


  • Author : John A. Tennant
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1914
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : CORNELL:31924066199120

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Elements of Natural Philosophy Book

Elements of Natural Philosophy


  • Author : Elroy McKendree Avery
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1885
  • Genre: Physics
  • Pages : 595
  • ISBN 10 : NYPL:33433057753000

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Elementary Physics Book

Elementary Physics


  • Author : Elroy McKendree Avery
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1878
  • Genre: Physics
  • Pages : 317
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105049279511

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Poetry  Photography  Ekphrasis Book

Poetry Photography Ekphrasis


  • Author : Andrew D. Miller
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 334
  • ISBN 10 : 9781781381908

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A detailed study of the ekphrasis of photography in poetry since the 19th century. Unlike other critical studies of ekphrasis, Miller's study concentrates solely on the lyrical ekphrasis of photographs, setting out to define how the photographic image provides a unique form of poetic ekphrasis.

The Language of Pictures in Print Media Advertising Book

The Language of Pictures in Print Media Advertising


  • Author : Wilfried Pichler
  • Publisher : diplom.de
  • Release Date : 2002-03-07
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 94
  • ISBN 10 : 9783832451998

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The Language of Pictures in Print Media Advertising Excerpt :

Inhaltsangabe:Abstract: Today we observe a development in which the role of language is steadily decreasing whereas the impact of pictures is increasing. This goes hand in hand with a development in which information relies more and more on visual concepts. More and more language takes the part of explaining how to read the visual presentations, more and more language takes the part of providing the background information which is necessary to understand the meaning of the visual foreground. Kress and van Leeuwen (1998) argue that Today, we seem to move towards a decrease of control over language (e.g. the greater variety of accents allowed on the public media, the increasing poblems in enforcing normative spelling), and towards an increase in codification and control over the visual (e.g. the use of image banks from which ready-made images can be drawn for the constuction of visual texts, and, generally, the effect of computer imaging technology). Although we may be aware of this tendency, we have not been taught in school how to read visual concepts and so most of us share some degree of illiteracy concerning a critical reading of information presented by images. This is remarkable because we all agree about their influence on our lives but at the same time when we do not develop analytical tools for describing what kinds of strategies, what kinds of concepts are working in visual presentations of information. We tend to overlook the importance of visual concepts simply because we generally do not know enough about their code. This paper analyses photos and language which are parts of ads, which have definitely been designed for transferring messages because they have been made to advertise one specific product. Images and the text of advertisements never are casual products like family pictures. Although the photo in the family album is coded its coding is less elaborated than the coding of pictures in ads. We have to keep in mind that many people, experts in adv

Suggestive Therapeutics Book

Suggestive Therapeutics


  • Author : Hippolyte Bernheim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1906
  • Genre: Hypnotism
  • Pages : 420
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X001000580

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Abel s Photographic Weekly Book

Abel s Photographic Weekly


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1916
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:FL122G

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Youth Fantasies  The Perverse Landscape of the Media Book

Youth Fantasies The Perverse Landscape of the Media


  • Author : jan jagodzinski
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2004-08-20
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 281
  • ISBN 10 : 9781403980823

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Youth Fantasies The Perverse Landscape of the Media Excerpt :

Youth Fantasies is a collection of studies conducted in cross-cultural collaboration over the past ten years that theorizes 'youth fantasy'; as manifested through the media of TV, film, and computer games. Unlike other media studies and education books, the authors employ both Lacanian and Kleinian psychoanalytic concepts to attempt to make sense of teen culture and the influence of mass media. The collection includes case studies of X-Files fans, the influence of computer games and the 'Lara Croft' phenomenon, and the reception of Western television by Tanzanian youth. The authors see this book as a much needed reconciliation between cultural studies and Lacanian psychoanalysis, and attempt to highlight why Lacan is important to note when exploring youth fantasy and interest in the media, especially in shows like X-Files .