Archive for the ‘Afterimage’ Category

Dzenko, Corey. ‘Analog to Digital: the indexical function of photographic images’ Afterimage vol.37 no.3 (Sep-Oct 2009) 19-23 p.19 [Conpares to Marshall McLuhan’s description of railway] […] digital photography “accelerates” or “enlarges” traditional photographic processes. Digital photography challenges the historical belief that photography is representative of reality. But have viewers’ perceptions shifted in relation to theoretical […]


pp.3-6 in: Bate, David. ‘The Archaeology of Photography: Rereading Michel Foucault and The Archaeology of Knowledge’. Afterimage. vol.35 no.3 (Sept-Oct 2007) p.3 For Foucault, the historian must excavate an archive to reveal not merely what is in it, but the very conditions that have made that archive possible, what he calls its historical a priori. In […]


Volpe, Andrea L., ‘Archival Meaning: Materiality, Digitization, and the Nineteenth-century Photograph’ AfterImage, 36 no.6 May/June 2009. 11-14 p.11 By focusing on the photograph as object and the terms on which digitization is changing access to photographs as archival objects, these exhibits prompt a rethinking of the history of nineteenth-century photography as a history of what […]