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Visuality/Materiality: Images, Objects and Practices

Rose, Gillian and Tolia-Kelly, Divya P. eds. (2012). Visuality/Materiality: Images, Objects and Practices. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Ltd..

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Two of the key theoretical shifts over the past two decades of critical work have been the 'visual turn' and the 'material turn'. This book argues that these hitherto distinct fields should be understood as in continual dialogue and co-constitution and focuses on reconceptualising the visual as an embodied, material, and often politically-charged realm.

This edited volume elaborates this conceptual argument through a series of contemporary case studies, drawn from the disciplines of Architecture, Sociology, Media Studies, Geography and Cultural Studies. The case studies included are paired around four themes: consumption, translation, practice and ethics.

As well as exploring the bringing together of visuality and materiality studies, the contributors raise questions of social identity and social critique, and also focus on the ethics of material visualities.

Item Type: Edited Book
Copyright Holders: 2012 Gillian Rose and Divya Tolia-Kelly
ISBN: 1-4094-1222-9, 978-1-4094-1222-9
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Item ID: 33369
Depositing User: Gillian Rose
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2012 08:50
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:40
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