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Inadvertent ImagesA History of Photographic Apparitions

Inadvertent Images: A History of Photographic Apparitions

Peter Geimer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226471877
eISBN:
9780226471907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226471907.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

According to a widespread assumption the history of technical media (such as photography) has been an enterprise of permanent progress. But the history of photography records countless instances in ... More

Photography, Trace, and Trauma

Photography, Trace, and Trauma

Margaret Iversen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226370026
eISBN:
9780226370330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226370330.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

Photography as a medium is often associated with the psychic effects of trauma. The automaticity of the process, the wide open camera lens, and the light sensitivity of film all lend themselves to ... More

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