Art & Visual Culture: Visual Culture

  • China on Video: Smaller-Screen Realities book cover

    China on Video

    Smaller-Screen Realities

    By Paola Voci

    China On Video is the first in-depth study that examines smaller-screen realities and the important role they play not only in the fast-changing Chinese mediascape, but also more broadly in the practice of experimental and non-mainstream cinema. At the crossroads of several disciplines—film, media,…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01
    Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

  • Flagship Marketing: Concepts and places book cover

    Flagship Marketing

    Concepts and places

    Edited by Tony Kent, Reva Brown

    Flagships are the physical apogee of consumerism, places where brand experiences are most defined and interactions with consumers are highly refined. This book marks the first comprehensive study of the concept of the flagship, bringing together a range of scholarly insights from the field,…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • The Visual Culture Reader book cover

    The Visual Culture Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Mirzoeff

    Ten years after the last edition, this thoroughly revised and updated third edition of The Visual Culture Reader highlights the transformed and expanded nature of globalized visual cultures. It assembles key new writings, visual essays and specially commissioned articles, emphasizing the…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27

  • Reading Architecture and Culture: Researching Buildings, Spaces and Documents book cover

    Reading Architecture and Culture

    Researching Buildings, Spaces and Documents

    Edited by Adam Sharr

    Architecture displays the values involved in its inhabitation, construction, procurement and design. It traces the thinking of the individuals who have participated in it, their relationships, and their involvement in the cultures where they lived and worked. In this way, buildings, their details,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-15

  • Mobile Interface Theory: Embodied Space and Locative Media book cover

    Mobile Interface Theory

    Embodied Space and Locative Media

    By Jason Farman

    Mobile media – from mobile phones to smartphones to netbooks – are transforming our daily lives. We communicate, we locate, we network, we play, and much more using our mobile devices. In Mobile Interface Theory, Jason Farman demonstrates how the worldwide adoption of mobile technologies is…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02

  • Critical Approaches to Comics: Theories and Methods book cover

    Critical Approaches to Comics

    Theories and Methods

    Edited by Matthew J. Smith, Randy Duncan

    Critical Approaches to Comics offers students a deeper understanding of the artistic and cultural significance of comic books and graphic novels by introducing key theories and critical methods for analyzing comics. Each chapter explains and then demonstrates a critical method or approach, which…

    Paperback – 2011-10-26

  • The Graphic Communication Handbook book cover

    The Graphic Communication Handbook

    By Simon Downs

    The Graphic Communication Handbook is a comprehensive and detailed introduction to the theories and practices of the graphics industry. It traces the history and development of graphic design, explores issues that affect the industry, examines its analysis through communications theory, explains…

    Paperback – 2011-10-12
    Media Practice

  • Visualizing Law in the Age of the Digital Baroque: Arabesques & Entanglements book cover

    Visualizing Law in the Age of the Digital Baroque

    Arabesques & Entanglements

    By Richard K Sherwin

    Visualizing Law in the Age of the Digital Baroque explores the profound impact that visual digital technologies are having on the practice and theory of law. Today, lawyers, judges, and lay jurors face a vast array of visual evidence and visual argument. From videos documenting crimes and accidents…

    Paperback – 2011-06-17
    Discourses of Law

  • What Photography Is book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-04-26

  • The Language of Displayed Art book cover

    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,…

    Paperback – 2010-11-26

  • ORLAN: A Hybrid Body of Artworks book cover


    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…

    Paperback – 2010-05-20

  • Invisible Connections: Dance, Choreography and Internet Communities book cover

    Invisible Connections

    Dance, Choreography and Internet Communities

    By Sita Popat

    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…

    Paperback – 2010-02-11
    Innovations in Art and Design

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