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  • Digital Photography and Everyday Life

    Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices

    Edited by Edgar Gómez Cruz, Asko Lehmuskallio

    Digital Photography and Everyday Life: Empirical studies on material visual practices explores the role that digital photography plays within everyday life. With contributors from ten different countries and backgrounds in a range of academic disciplines - including anthropology, media studies and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • The DIY Movement in Art, Music and Publishing

    Subjugated Knowledges

    By Sarah Lowndes

    This book considers the history of Do It Yourself art, music and publishing, demonstrating how DIY strategies have transitioned from being marginal, to emergent, to embedded. Through secondary research, observation and original interviews, each chapter details the peak period of a city’s…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Collaborative Art in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Sondra Bacharach, Siv B. Fjærestad, Jeremy Neil Booth

    Collaboration in the arts is no longer a conscious choice to make a deliberate artistic statement, but instead a necessity of artistic survival. In today’s hybrid world of virtual mobility, collaboration decentralizes creative strategies, enabling artists to carve new territories and maintain…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Art and the Church: A Fractious Embrace

    Ecclesiastical encounters with contemporary art

    By Jonathan Koestlé-Cate

    A vibrant critical exchange between contemporary art and Christianity is being increasingly prompted by an expanding programme of art installations and commissions for ecclesiastical spaces. Rather than ‘religious art’ reflecting Christian ideology, current practices frequently initiate…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Installation Art and the Practices of Archivalism

    By David Houston Jones

    On the leading edge of trauma and archival studies, this timely book engages with the recent growth in visual projects that respond to the archive, focusing in particular on installation art. It traces a line of argument from practitioners who explicitly depict the archive (Samuel Beckett,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Religion and Art in the Heart of Modern Manhattan

    St. Peter’s Church and the Louise Nevelson Chapel

    By Aaron Rosen

    ‘When you’re in New York,’ the sculptor Louise Nevelson once said, ‘you’re in perpetual resurrection.’ She might have said the same thing about St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, set in the heart of midtown Manhattan. In the 1970s the church made a radical move, scrapping its neo-gothic…

    Hardback – 2015-12-28
    Routledge

  • Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art

    Cinema Beyond Europe

    By Nilgun Bayraktar

    Joining attention to aesthetic experimentation with a focus on sociopolitical concerns, Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art offers a detailed account of the ways recent cinematic and artistic works engage Europe’s increasingly diverse and complex relationship to migration. With a…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics

    By Wes Hill

    Since the 1990s, artists and art writers around the world have increasingly undermined the essentialism associated with notions of "critical practice." We can see this manifesting in the renewed relevance of what were previously considered "outsider" art practices, the emphasis on first-person…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Photography and Place

    Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945

    By Donna West Brett

    As a recording device, photography plays a unique role in how we remember places and events that happened there. This includes recording events as they happen, or recording places where something occurred before the photograph was taken, commonly referred to as aftermath photography. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Everyday Practice of Public Art

    Art, Space, and Social Inclusion

    Edited by Cameron Cartiere, Martin Zebracki

    The Everyday Practice of Public Art: Art, Space, and Social Inclusion is a multidisciplinary anthology of analyses exploring the expansion of contemporary public art issues beyond the built environment. It follows the highly successful publication The Practice of Public Art (eds. Cartiere and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge

  • The Contemporaneity of Modernism

    Literature, Media, Culture

    Edited by Michael D'Arcy, Mathias Nilges

    At a juncture in which art and culture are saturated with the forces of commodification, this book argues that problems, forms, and positions that defined modernism are crucially relevant to the condition of contemporary art and culture. The volume is attuned to the central concerns of recent…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Diffractive Technospaces

    A Feminist Approach to the Mediations of Space and Representation

    By Federica Timeto

    The entanglements of information and materiality in our media environment, that new information and communication technologies make increasingly mobile and locative, changes the mediations between space and society. The fluidity and continual reworking of the boundaries of contemporary technospaces…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30
    Routledge

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