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Images – screens, brains and bodies
Uppsala University, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social and Economic Geography. Units outside the University, Institute for Housing and Urban Research.
School of Geography. (Oxford University)
2008 (English)Conference paper, Published paper (Other (popular scientific, debate etc.))
Abstract [en]

Moving from the ontological question ”what is an image?” to the more performative, or ontogenetic, question “what can an image do?” this paper will discuss how non-representational theory could offer new ways to approach the materialities of the image.

Drawing upon Gilles Deleuze’s writings on the cinematic image, Charles Sanders Peirce’s semiotics and Henri Bergson’s writings on duration and memory this paper is interested in how images configure thought. Behind this argument lies the idea that there is more to information and communication than traditional systems of representation suggest. What we will focus on in this paper is some of the practical problems, as well as the benefits, of conceptualising images as something other than representational.

The paper will outline a discussion which focuses on three images – screens, brains and bodies. An underlying aim of this paper is to ask the much broader question: what would happen to the hyphen of geo-graphy if we were to take Deleuze’s call to create a thought without an image serious?

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2008. 5- p.
Keyword [en]
image, materialities, Deleuze, time-image, movement-image, Bergson, Peirce, screen, brain, body
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Human Geography
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-16011OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-16011DiVA: diva2:43782
Available from: 2008-04-02 Created: 2008-04-02

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