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Forthcoming Visual Culture Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Street Art, Public City

    Law, Crime and the Urban Imagination

    By Alison Young

    What is street art? Who is the street artist? Why is street art a crime? Since the late 1990s, a distinctive cultural practice has emerged in many cities: street art, involving the placement of uncommissioned artworks in public places. Sometimes regarded as a variant of graffiti, sometimes called...

    To Be Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Transforming Images

    Screens, affect, futures

    By Rebecca Coleman

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Contemporary social and cultural life is increasingly organised around a logic of self-transformation, where changing the body is seen as key. Transforming Images examines how the future functions within this transformative logic to indicate the potential of a materially better time. The book...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Online Evaluation of Creativity and the Arts

    Edited by Hiesun Cecilia Suhr

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Social media have dramatically popularized practices of evaluation, especially of cultural products and artistic expressions. The practices of "liking" and rating any shared contents such as music to blogs, film, videos, photographs to artwork and performances are ubiquitous in today’s digital...

    To Be Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Critical Live Art

    Contemporary Histories of Performance in the UK

    Edited by Dominic Johnson

    Live Art is a contested category, not least because of the historical, disciplinary and institutional ambiguities that the term often tends to conceal. Live Art can be usefully defined as a peculiarly British variation on particular legacies of cultural experimentation – a historically and...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Visual Environmental Communication

    Edited by Anders Hansen, David Machin

    In 2008, the editors published a well-cited journal paper arguing that while scholarly work on media representations of environmental issues had made substantial progress in textual analysis there had been much less work on visual representations. This is surprising given the increasingly visual...

    To Be Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age

    Depictions of War in Burns, Moore, and Morris

    By Lucia Ricciardelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age examines the recent challenges to the conventions of realist documentary through the lens of war documentary films by Ken Burns, Michael Moore, and Errol Morris. During the twentieth century, the invention of new technologies of audiovisual...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Journalism and Eyewitness Images

    Digital Media, Participation, and Conflict

    By Mette Mortensen

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    Building on the vast research conducted on war and media since the 1970s, scholars are now studying the digital transformation of the production of news. Little scholarly attention has been paid, however, to non-professional, eyewitness visuals, even though this genre holds a still greater bearing...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Walter Benjamin’s Concept of the Image

    By Alison Ross

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    In this book, Alison Ross engages in a detailed study of Walter Benjamin’s concept of the image, exploring the significant shifts in Benjamin’s approach to the topic over the course of his career. Using Kant’s treatment of the topic of sensuous form in his aesthetics as a comparative reference,...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies

    Edited by Eduardo Navas, Owen Gallagher, xtine burrough

    Series: Routledge Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies comprises contemporary texts by key authors and artists who are active in the emerging field of remix studies. As an organic international movement, remix culture originated in the popular music culture of the 1970s, and has since grown into a rich cultural...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Representing Multiculturalism in Comics and Graphic Novels

    Edited by Ian Hague, Carolene Ayaka

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Multiculturalism, and its representation, has long presented challenges for the medium of comics. This book presents a wide ranging survey of the ways in which comics have dealt with the diversity of creators and characters and the (lack of) visibility for characters who don’t conform to particular...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge