martedì 17 novembre 2009

Imagery, Ambiguity and Culture by Miroslav Vojtěchovský

The invention of photography is, according to Vilém Flusser, one of the most challenging
philosophers of the second half of the 20th century – a decisive and historical turning point, as much
so as the invention of linear writing in the 2nd millennium BC. As the first of modern mechanical
media, photography became ubiquitous, but after the more than 160 years of its existence, it is
perhaps more enigmatic now than it seemed to be at the time of its invention,
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