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In and Out of Brussels
Figuring Postcolonial Africa and Europe in the Films of Herman Asselberghs, Sven Augustijnen, Renzo Martens, and Els Opsomer
In and Out of Brussels examines four Brussels-based artistic projects that converge in critically investigating the figuration of Africa in the image economy of the West.
Connecting Deleuze and Guattari to Photography Theory
Peter Downsbrough, the Photographs
This book provides, for the first time, a profound insight into Peter Downsbrough's diverse and complex use of photography within his artistic work over the last 40 years.
The Art of Strip Photography
Making Still Images with a Moving Camera
Maarten Vanvolsem explains how the strip technique can tell a different story of time and space in photographic images, a story that leads to new expressions and experiences of time and movement.
Time and Photography
Photography is fundamentally a time-based medium. The relationships between photography and time are manifold: snapshots are "slices of time," time can be directly represented within the image, time can be photography's theme and philosophical...
Selected Writings by Victor Burgin
The essays in this volume provide a succinct overview of Victor Burgin's multifaceted work during the last forty years—from its origins in debates within conceptual art to its present concern with everyday perception in the environment of global media.
The Body, Religion, and the Visual Arts
How do we relate the body we have and the bodies we see to the mind, or to the soul? Fluid Flesh addresses the relationship between the body, religion, and the visual arts, which is one of both love and tension. Are we able (and allowed) to think of...
Critical Realism in Contemporary Art
Around Allan Sekula's Photography
As scratches of reality, Sekula's photographs and films leave their traces in our minds. They encourage, yes, even force reflection, and through that, slow changes can probably become a reality, certainly at the level of the individual.
Philosophy of Photography
In his profoundly original and innovative reflection on the medium, Van Lier takes note of photography's formal peculiarities and its position and function in human and social life.
Surrealism in Belgium
Lieven Gevaert Series 5 Surrealism's French manifestations are best known, but Belgium also had a complex history of Surrealist activity in the early twentieth century, one as radical and visionary as that in France. A number of groups affiliated...