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  1. What Photography Is

    By James Elkins

    In What Photography Is, James Elkins examines the strange and alluring power of photography in the same provocative and evocative manner as he explored oil painting in his best-selling What Painting Is. In the course of an extended imaginary dialogue with Roland Barthes's Camera Lucida, Elkins...

    Published April 25th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Creating Second Lives

    Community, Identity and Spatiality as Constructions of the Virtual

    Edited by Astrid Ensslin, Eben Muse

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This book aims to provide insights into how ‘second lives’ in the sense of virtual identities and communities are constructed textually, semiotically and discursively, specifically in the online environment Second Life and Massively Multiplayer Online Games such as World of Warcraft. The book’...

    Published April 24th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Language of Displayed Art

    By Michael O'Toole

    The Language of Displayed Art, first published in 1994, is a seminal work in the field of Multimodality and one of the few to be entirely dedicated to the analysis and interpretation of works of art. This book explores the "grammar" of the visual arts of painting, sculpture and architecture,...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  4. ORLAN

    A Hybrid Body of Artworks

    Edited by Simon Donger, Simon Shepherd

    ORLAN: A Hybrid Body of Artworks is an in-depth academic account of ORLAN's pioneering art in its entirety. The book covers her career in performance and a range of other art forms. This single accessible overview of ORLAN's practices describes and analyses her various innovative...

    Published May 19th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Invisible Connections

    Dance, Choreography and Internet Communities

    By Sita Popat

    Series: Innovations in Art and Design

    The first and only book to focus on dance on the Internet, Sita Popat’s fascinating Invisible Connections examines how Internet and communication technologies offer dance and theatre new platforms for creating and performing work, and how opportunities for remote interaction and collaboration are...

    Published February 10th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Practice of Public Art

    Edited by Cameron Cartiere, Shelly Willis

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Wide-ranging and timely, The Practice of Public Art brings together practicing artists, curators, activists, art writers, administrators, city planners, and educators from the United Kingdom and United States to offer differing perspectives on the many facets of the public art process. The Practice...

    Published December 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  7. Photography

    By Stephen Bull

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Media and Communications

    Photography explores the photograph in the twenty-first century and its importance as a media form. Stephen Bull considers our media-saturated society and the place of photography in everyday life, introducing the theories used to analyse photographs and exploring the impact of digital...

    Published December 8th 2009 by Routledge

  8. A Philosophy of Computer Art

    By Dominic Lopes

    What is computer art? Do the concepts we usually employ to talk about art, such as ‘meaning’, ‘form’ or ‘expression’ apply to computer art? A Philosophy of Computer Art is the first book to explore these questions. Dominic Lopes argues that computer art challenges some of the basic tenets...

    Published August 24th 2009 by Routledge

  9. An Introduction to Visual Culture

    2nd Edition

    By Nicholas Mirzoeff

    An Introduction to Visual Culture provides a wide-ranging introduction to the now established interdisciplinary field of visual culture. Mapping a global history and theory of visual culture, An Introduction to Visual Culture asks how and why visual media have become so central to everyday life....

    Published May 25th 2009 by Routledge

  10. History Beyond the Text

    A Student’s Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources

    Edited by Sarah Barber, Corinna Peniston-Bird

    Series: Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

    Historians are increasingly looking beyond the traditional, and turning to visual, oral, aural, and virtual sources to inform their work. The challenges these sources pose require new skills of interpretation and require historians to consider alternative theoretical and practical approaches. In...

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge