Urban Portraits in Photographic Books
Edited by Susana S. Martins and Anne Reverseau
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Edited volume - paperback
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Contributors: Steven Jacobs (Ghent University), Simon Dell (University of East Anglia), Hugh Campbell (University College Dublin), Steven Humblet (LUCA School of Arts), Chris Balaschak (Flagler College), Annarita Teodosio (University of Salerno), Cecile Laly (Université Paris I), Mónica Pacheco (University College London), Douglas Klahr (University of Texas), Johanna M. Blokker (Bamberg University), Philip Goldswain (University of Western Australia).
Part 1 Photo-Textualities, between Experience and Experiment
Variétés (1928-1930) and the Surrealist Aesthetics of Urban Picture Spreads
After the Portrait? N.E. Thing Co.'s Portfolio of Piles
Passengers: Urban Portraiture Goes Underground
The Rhythms of the Street: The Photobook as Walkscape
Part 2 City Cartographies, from Document to Sentiment
The Slavic Court: Lewis Hine and Informal Urbanism in Homestead
Cities from the Sky: Aerial Photography in Select 20th-Century Italian Experiences
Multifaceted Portraits of Tokyo in Contemporary Photobooks
Urban Representation in Photographic Books: Emotional City Mapping through The Innocence of Objects
Part 3 History and the Printed Politics of Memory
Nazi Stereoscopic Photobooks of Vienna and Prague: Geopolitical Propaganda Collides with a Distinctive Visual Medium
Remembering and Experiencing German Cities in Photographic Books after World War II
Picturing a City: Charles Marville's Albums of Paris
Notes on the Authors
Format: Edited volume - paperback
Size: 230 × 170 mm
Publication: April 21, 2016
Stock item number: 108476
Anne Reverseau specialized in Photography and Modern Literature. She is currently a FWO-postdoctoral fellow at KU Leuven.
Susana S. Martins is a research fellow of the Institute of Art History and lecturer of the Art History Department at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. She specialized in photography and cultural studies.
Alexandra Tommasini, Visual Studies, Vol. 32 , Issue 3, 2017
'Paper Cities' stands out as a useful and stimulating collection of essays that confront core issues of urban photography from a variety of methodological perspectives -; a timely contribution that will certainly spur further scholarship in the years to come.
Antonello Frongia, rivista di studi di fotografia · n. 3, 2016