Photography as artistic research

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In deze lezing en in dit artikel wordt de hedendaagse problematiek van het fotografische beeld beschreven vanuit de theorie van Vilem Flusser: beelden zijn concepten geworden die ons het zicht op de werkelijkheid ontnemen. Het expertisecentrum PRICCAPractice brengt artistieke praktijken bij elkaar waarin fotografie onderdeel is van een onderzoek naar de werkelijkheid,
Originele taal-2English
Aantal pagina's11
StatusPublished - 3 mrt 2014

Keywords

  • kunst
  • fotografie
  • realiteit

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