The Open UniversitySkip to content
 

The Dialectics of Skill in Talbot's Dream World

Edwards, S. (2002). The Dialectics of Skill in Talbot's Dream World. History of Photography, 26(2) pp. 113–118.

URL: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/03087298.ht...
Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar

Abstract

This essay examines the emergence of photography in the context of contemporary accounts of the factory. I suggest that both photographs and industrial production are embedded in structures of fetishism and the occlusion of labour.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0308-7298
Keywords: photography; factory; autogenesis; Talbot, W. H. F.; Ure, Andrew; fetishism
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Art History
Item ID: 8022
Depositing User: Stephen Edwards
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:00
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/8022
Share this page:

Actions (login may be required)

View Item
Report issue / request change

Policies | Disclaimer

© The Open University   + 44 (0)870 333 4340   general-enquiries@open.ac.uk