Media&Representation.11.1

Media&Representation.11.1 - Introduction to Media...

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Introduction to Media Studies 01 November 2011 Ted Magder
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Representation and Visuality Sturken and Cartwright: Practices of Looking Sturken and Cartwright: Practices of Looking “Representation refers to the use of language and images to create meaning about the world around us. ...This process takes place through systems such as language that are structures according to rules and vs. - mirror of reality, reflection or imitation (mimesis) - The myth of photographic truth “looking as a means of negotiating our social relationships & meanings”
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Murray: Photography and Shifting Notions of Aesthetics the confluence of digital image technology along with social network software that has brought about this new aesthetic.” (156) Kodak. Box Camera, 1888 the “snapshot” privacy amateurs v professionals uses in the everyday facticity aesthetics (pictorialism)
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Jacob Riis, 1890s "one half of the world does not know how the other half lives" ("la moitié du monde ne sait pas comment l'autre vit") Francois Rabelais
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5 cent Lodging, Bowery
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2012 for the course COMM 3287 taught by Professor Madger during the Fall '11 term at NYU.

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