Visuality/materiality: images, objects and practices

Rose, Gillian and Tolia-Kelly, Divya P, eds. (2012) Visuality/materiality: images, objects and practices. Routledge, Oxon. ISBN 9781409412229

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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
Schools and Departments: School of Global Studies > Geography
Depositing User: Sharon Krummel
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2018 14:39
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2018 14:43
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