Practices Of Looking

Author: Marita Sturken
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780190265717
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This text provides an engaging overview of how we understand a wide array of visual media and how we use images to express ourselves, communicate, play, and learn.

Practices Of Looking An Introduction To Visual Culture

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1467240621
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In this book, you will learn topics such as Modernity: Spectatorship, Power, and Knowledge, Realism and Perspective: From Renaissance Painting to Digital Media, Visual Technologies, Image Reproduction, and the Copy, and Media in Everyday ...

Visual Culture What Is Visual Culture Studies

Author: Marquard Smith
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415326421
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INTRODUCTION. TO. PRACTICES. OF. LOOKING. Marita. Sturken. and. Lisa.
Cartwright. Source: Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture. Oxford
: Oxford University Press, 2001. pp. 1-9. The world we inhabit is filled with visual
images. They are central to how we represent, make meaning, and communicate
in the world around us. In many ways, our culture is an increasingly visual one.
Over the course of the last two centuries, Western culture has come to be
dominated ...

The Visual Culture Reader

Author: Nicholas Mirzoeff
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415252225
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Jay, Martin (1996) 'Visual Culture and Its Vicissitudes,' October 77, Summer: 43-4
. Mir/oeff, Nicholas (1999) An Introduction to Visual Culture, London: Routledge.
October (1996), 'Visual Culture Questionnaire,' October 77, Summer: 25-70.
Rogoff, Irit (1998) 'Studving Visual Culture' in N. Mir/oeff (ed.) An Introduction to
Visual Culture, London; Routledge. Sturken, Marita, and Cartwright, Lisa (2001 )
Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture, Oxford: Oxford University
Press.

Visual Culture Studies

Author: Marquard Smith
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412923697
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NAMING, NETWORKS, AND SCIENTIFIC REGIMES OF VISION Interview with
Lisa Cartwright Introduction Lisa Cartwright is Professor of Communication and
Science Studies in the Department of Communication Studies at University of
California, San Diego. She is author of Screening the Body: Tracing Medicine's
Visual Culture (1995) the co-author of Practices of Looking: An Introduction to
Visual Culture (2001), co-editor of The Visible Woman (1998), and author of two
forthcoming ...

An Introduction To Visual Culture

Author: Nicholas Mirzoeff
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415158761
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The author traces the history and theory of visual culture asking how and why visual media have become so central to contemporary everday life.

Tourists Of History

Author: Marita Sturken
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822390515
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In Tourists of History, the cultural critic Marita Sturken argues that over the past two decades, Americans have responded to national trauma through consumerism, kitsch sentiment, and tourist practices in ways that reveal a tenacious ...

The Visual In Sport

Author: Mike Huggins
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317965450
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With these techniques, Mensendieck's work bridged the body cultures of German
Nacktkultur (nudism), American labour efficiency and the emerging physical
education profession. This case study demonstrates how sport historians could
expand their analyses to include practices of looking as well as questions of
visual representation. Introduction The visual turn in recent cultural history is
remarkable for the range of images it analyses and the attention it pays to
culturally learned ...

Dictionary Of Visual Discourse

Author: Dr Barry Sandywell
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409486621
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Elkins, J.,Visual Studies: A Skeptical Introduction (London andNew York:
Routledge, 2003). Hall,J.R., Stimson, B. and Becker, L.T., eds, Visual Worlds (
London: Routledge, 2005). Mirzoeff, N., An Introduction to Visual Culture (London
and New York: Routledge, 1999). Rose, G., Visual Methodologies: An
Introduction to the Interpretation ofVisualMaterials, 2ndedn(London: Sage, 2001).
Sturken, M. and Cartwright, L., Practices of Looking: An Introduction toVisual
Culture (Oxford: ...

What Is A Superhero

Author: Robin S. Rosenberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199795274
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In summation, the superhero is a compelling visual communication vehicle that
utilizes tried and true design elements coupled with powerful social connotations
in order to convey specific ideologies connected to our society's beliefs and
cultural practices. The visual signifiers of the superhero resonate with us—the
physical performance of the powers, the superhero costume (which highlights the
design element of color and the principle of symmetry), and the display of the
physically fit ...