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Forthcoming Visual Culture Books

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  1. Photography and Place

    Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945

    By Donna West Brett

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    As a recording device, photography plays a unique role in how we collectively remember places and the events that have happened there. This book is the first comprehensive theoretical and historical analysis of German photography of place from 1945 to the present. Brett argues that the violent and...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Biopolitical Media

    Catastrophe, Immunity and Bare Life

    By Allen Meek

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This book presents an historical account of media and catastrophe that engages with theories of biopolitics in the work of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Roberto Esposito, Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri and others. It explains how responses to catastrophe in both media and cultural criticism over...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Looking Beyond Border Lines

    North America's Frontier Imagination

    By Lee Rodney

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    American territorial borders have undergone significant and unparalleled changes in the last decade. They serve as a powerful and emotionally charged locus for American national identity that parallels the historical idea of the frontier. But the concept of the frontier, so central to American...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    On the Uncritical ‘Other’ of Aesthetics

    By Wes Hill

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    This book addresses key debates about criticality in art by tracing the delimitations between folkloric and fine art production that have affected the modernist, postmodernist and contemporary eras in different ways. It looks at the tendency to equate highly valued art with the portrayal of an...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Visual Culture in Japan

    By Vera Mackie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Vera Mackie, a leading scholar of Japanese history, takes the original approach of using examples of the extraordinary visual culture of the last century to bring new insights into the political and cultural history of twentieth century Japan. Each chapter focuses on one example of a particular...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Critical Practice

    Artists, museums, ethics

    By Janet Marstine

    Series: Museum Meanings

    Critical Practice: Artists, Museums, Ethics is an ambitious work that blurs the boundaries among art history, museum studies, political science and applied ethics. It takes an interdisciplinary approach to represent key developments in institutional critique as they impact museums. The book...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Global Image Wars

    Geopolitics and Post-9/11 Visual Culture

    By Kari Anden-Papadopoulos

    Global Image Wars looks at the enduring power of visual representations to shape identities and structure relations of geopolitical power in the post 9/11 global media order. Increasingly professional government media management strategies have strengthened the dominance of official perspectives...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  8. Creative Thinking in Fashion and Art

    By Tim Jackson, David Rowsell

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  9. Singularities: Dance and Visual Arts in the Age of Performance

    By Andre Lepecki

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Spectral Spaces and Hauntings

    The Affects of Absence

    Edited by Christina Lee

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume explores the spectral qualities of space, using the language of hauntings, to understand how absence, emptiness and the imperceptible can indicate an overwhelming presence of something (that once was, and still is) there. At its core, it asks: how and why do certain places haunt us? The...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge