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Photo Ambiguity

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ISBN-10: 3838370597

ISBN-13: 9783838370590

Edition: N/A

Authors: Vasileios Kantas

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The mixing of representational modes in handling the medium of Photography has become a prevalent working method in contemporary practice. Renderings that seemingly have pertinence to both the contrived image and the snapshot provoke a particular oscillation in the spectator s mind that is productive of ambiguity. This ambivalence between the realms of this-has-happened and this-could-not-have-happened places the viewer within a mode of perceptual multistability. Giving equal importance to the material condition of a photograph s production (the photo-effectic mode) with that of its aesthetic aspect (the photo-graphic mode), this research utilizes case studies and applies Speech Act theory…    
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List price: $97.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.58" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English