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  • Hardcover
  • 354
  • The Practice of Light
  • Sean Cubitt
  • English
  • 17 June 2018
  • 9780262027656

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Characters The Practice of Light Review  The Practice of Light 102 Practices that begins with the inventions of intaglio printing and oil painting Attending to the specificities of inks and pigments cathode ray tubes color film lenses screens and chips Cubitt argues that we have moved from a hierarchical visual culture focused on semantic values to a democratic but value free numerical commodityCubitt begins with the invisibility of black then builds from line to surface to volume and space He describes Rembrandt's attempts to achieve pure black by tricking the viewer and.

Characters The Practice of Light

The Practice of Light

Characters The Practice of Light Review  The Practice of Light 102 An account of Western visual technologies since the Renaissance traces a history of the increasing control of light's intrinsic excessLight is the condition of all vision and the visual media are our most important explorations of this condition The history of visual technologies reveals a centuries long project aimed at controlling light In this book Sean Cubitt traces a genealogy of the dominant visual media of the twenty first century digital video film and photography through a history of materials and.

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Characters The Practice of Light Review  The Practice of Light 102 The rise of geometry as a governing principle in visual technology seen in Dürer Hogarth and Disney among others He finds the origins of central features of digital imaging in nineteenth century printmaking; examines the clash between the physics and psychology of color; explores the representation of space in shadows layers and projection; discusses modes of temporal order in still photography cinema television and digital video; and considers the implications of a political aesthetics of visual technolog. Pip examines the clash between the physics and psychology of color; Pure Blood Black Petals #3 explores the representation of space in shadows layers and projection; discusses modes of temporal order in still photography cinema television and digital video; and considers the implications of a political aesthetics of visual technolog.