Friday, May 15, 2015

VISION ANEW - The Lens and Screen Arts

Vision Anew, published by the University of California Press and edited by Adam Bell and Charles H Traub presents a collection of essays on photography and the moving image alongside engaging interviews with artists and filmmakers, Vision Anew offers an assessment of the medium’s ongoing importance in the digital era. Contributors include Ai Weiwei, Gerry Badger, David Campany, Lev Manovich, Christian Marclay, László Moholy-Nagy, Walter Murch, Trevor Paglen, Pipilotti Rist, Shelly Silver, Rebecca Solnit, and Alec Soth, among others.

The ubiquity of digital images has profoundly changed the responsibilities and capabilities of anyone and everyone who uses them. Thanks to a range of innovations, from the convergence of moving and still image in the latest DSLR cameras to the growing potential of interactive and online photographic work, the lens and screen have emerged as central tools for many artists. Vision Anew's diverse selection of texts by practitioners, critics, and scholars to explore the evolving nature of the lens-based arts.

You can get your copy HERE.

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