This volume offers a varied and informed series of approaches to questions of mobilityaactual, social, virtual, and imaginaryaas related to visual culture. Contributors address these questions in light of important contemporary issues such as migration; globalization; trans-nationality and trans-cultural difference; art, space and place; new media; fantasy and identity; and the movement across and the transgression of the proprieties of boundaries and borders. The book invites the reader to read across the collection, noting differences or making connections between media and forms and between audiences, critical traditions and practitioners, with a view to developing a more informed understanding of visual culture and its modalities of mobility and fantasy as encouraged by dominant, emergent, and radical forms of visual practice.4 Thus, MichaAll Borras creates a asystaimea that he shares on sites like Dailymotion and Myspace where Sarkozy, Obama, Caine and many other political fi gures make their speech in silence; 5 Carla Bruni likes to play with positions;6 and Sarkozy announces the revolution. ... He celebrates this in a video called Salut An toi web 2.0 8 (Hail to you web 2.0): logos of the most well- known sites of web 2.0anbsp;...
|Title||:||Mobility and Fantasy in Visual Culture|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2014-02-05|