Precarious visualities : new perspectives on identification in contemporary art and visual culture / edited by Olivier Asselin, Johanne Lamoureux, Christine Ross.

"Through the study of exemplary media works and practices - photography, film, video, performance, installations, web cams - scholars from various disciplines call attention to the unsettling of identification and the disablement of vision in contemporary aesthetics. To look at an image that pr...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Other Authors: Lamoureux, Johanne (Editor), Ross, Christine, 1958- (Editor), Asselin, Olivier (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2008.
Table of Contents:
  • Self-portraits / Raymond Bellour
  • Ending myths and the Catholic outing of Andy Warhol / Johanne Lamoureux
  • The persistence of spectatorship : the racialized and ethnicized gaze / Monika Kin Gagnon
  • "Are we still in the game?" : David Cronenberg's eXistenZ / Beate Ochsner
  • What the body remembers : Rebecca Belmore's memorial to missing women / Claudette Lauzon
  • The threshold of an interface : Ilya Kabakov's Looking Up : Reading the Words (1997) / David Tomas
  • The star and the prisoner : the spectacle and surveillance of the self on the web / Olivier Asselin
  • Hallucination as ideology in cinema / Slavoj Žižek
  • Media image, public space, and the body : around Krzysztof Wodiczko's Alien Staff / Marie Fraser
  • Mediating place-identity : notes of Mathias Woo's A Very Good City / Alice Ming Wai Jim
  • Janine Antoni's Lick and Lather : eroticism as identity subversion / Julie Lavigne
  • Televisual flesh : the body, the screen, the subject / Amelia Jones
  • Real time, lived time : A R art, perception, and the possibility of the event / Christing Ross
  • The descent of the image / Éric Michaud
  • resemblance and identification : the paradox of Gary Schneider's Genetic Self-Portrait / Hélène Samson
  • Variations on genetic insignificant : metaphors of the (non)code / Thierry Bardini.