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  • (Re)Turning to the image

Joseph-Lester, Jaspar, 2017, Book Section, (Re)Turning to the image In: Aßman, S. at al., (ed.) Wenden: Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven auf das Phänomen. Springer VS, Wiesbaden. ISBN 978-3-658-14804-1

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This book chapter explores the turn to the spatialised image in city planning, entertainment space and free economic trading zones. Replica monuments, streets and cities include Abbot Kinney’s Venice of America in California, The Venetian in Las Vegas, the Eiffel Tower in the central Boulevard of Tianduchen China and the City of New Songdo in South Korea. As spatialised images these urban developments signal the cultural, spatial and economic turn to new modes of capitalist production. Starting with an interrogation of images from each of the five sites this photo-essay considers how the internal logic of the photographic image has come to determine the embodied experience of the spatialized image.

Official URL: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-65...
Subjects: Creative Arts and Design > W600 Cinematics and Photography > W640 Photography
Creative Arts and Design > W900 Others in Creative Arts and Design > W990 Creative Arts and Design not elsewhere classified
School or Centre: School of Arts & Humanities
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-14805-8_5
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2018 12:28
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2018 15:48
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/3152

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