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By Erika Balsom

ISBN-10: 0231176929

ISBN-13: 9780231176927

ISBN-10: 0231176937

ISBN-13: 9780231176934

Images have by no means been as freely circulated as they're at the present time. they've got additionally by no means been so tightly managed. As with the delivery of images, electronic replica has created new probabilities for the duplication and intake of pictures, supplying larger dissemination and entry. yet electronic copy has additionally stoked new anxieties pertaining to authenticity and possession. From this modern vantage element, After Uniqueness strains the ambivalence of reproducibility in the course of the intersecting histories of experimental cinema and the relocating photograph in artwork, studying how artists, filmmakers, and theorists have present in the replica a utopian promise, a deadly inauthenticity—or either at once.

From the sale of movie in restricted versions at the paintings marketplace to the downloading of bootlegs, from the singularity of stay cinema to video artwork broadcast on tv, Erika Balsom investigates how the reproducibility of the relocating snapshot has been embraced, rejected, and negotiated via significant figures together with Stan Brakhage, Leo Castelli, and Gregory Markopoulos. via a comparative research of chosen distribution versions and key case reports, she demonstrates how the query of picture flow is critical to the background of movie and video artwork. After Uniqueness indicates that distribution channels are greater than impartial pathways; they confirm how we come upon, interpret, and write the heritage of the relocating photograph as an artwork form.

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Pictures have by no means been as freely circulated as they're this present day. they've got additionally by no means been so tightly managed. As with the delivery of images, electronic replica has created new chances for the duplication and intake of pictures, supplying higher dissemination and entry. yet electronic replica has additionally stoked new anxieties referring to authenticity and possession.

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