The Versatile Image, Photography, Digital Technologies and the Internet.

Plouviez, Arabella, Moschovi, Alexandra and McKay, Carol (2013) The Versatile Image, Photography, Digital Technologies and the Internet. Leuven University Press. ISBN 978 90 5867 975 8 (In Press)

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New insights into the shifting cultures of today’s ‘hypervisual’
digital universe
With the advent of digital technologies and the Internet, photography
can, at last, fulfill its promise and forgotten potential as both a versatile
mediumand an adaptable creative practice. Thismultidisciplinary volume
provides new insights into the shifting cultures affecting the production,
collection, usage, and circulation of photographic images on interactive
World Wide Web platforms.
International contributors from across the arts and humanities consider
fundamental concepts that are associated with the practical applications
of convergent technologies and media, focusing on the role of digital and
mobile cultures andimage-makinginthe everyday lifeof citizens andtheir
experience of today’s ‘hypervisual’ digital universe, while exploring how
contemporary artists creatively interactwith such newphotographic contexts. Accompanied by a specially commissioned photo-essay,the volume
is an important new resource for photographers, artists, and curators as
well as academics.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: Photography > Digital Imaging
Photography > Photography
Divisions: Faculty of Arts Design and Media > Department of Arts and Design
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Depositing User: Arabella Plouviez
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2013 14:18
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2017 09:04

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