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Mobility and Fantasy in Visual Culture (Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition
This volume offers a varied and informed series of approaches to questions of mobility—actual, social, virtual, and imaginary—as related to visual culture. Contributors address these questions in light of important contemporary issues such as migration; globalization; trans-nationality and trans-cultural difference; art, space and place; new media; fantasy and identity; and the movement across and the transgression of the proprieties of boundaries and borders. The book invites the reader to read across the collection, noting differences or making connections between media and forms and between audiences, critical traditions and practitioners, with a view to developing a more informed understanding of visual culture and its modalities of mobility and fantasy as encouraged by dominant, emergent, and radical forms of visual practice.
"Twenty-first century visual culture is as migrant as the people whose lives it weaves together, and who weave their lives from it. This new mobility is not just geographic, however: it inhabits the very idea of an image, the fantasy of picturing, the fantasy of mobility itself. Lewis Johnson's collection demands a new mindset for the study of visual culture." - Sean Cubitt, University of Southampton, UK--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.
- ASIN : B00IOPYYRS
- Publisher : Routledge; 1st edition (5 February 2014)
- Language : English
- File size : 3590 KB
- Simultaneous device usage : Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 313 pages
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