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Description Part of the acclaimed ‘Documents of Contemporary Art’ series of anthologies. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. All images courtesy of Photoworks.


The Sublime Simon Morley. His books include Gargantua: As an introduction to some of the most important thinking on documentary art Looking for beautiful books?

Images of War and the War of Imagespublished by Photoworks. Book ratings by Goodreads. The Archive Charles Merewether.

Clearly, the pornography of war is irresistible. Review quote “As an introduction to some of the most important thinking on documentary art Morality and Aesthetics in the Aftermath ; and Embedded with Murderers: In Documentary Julian Stallabrass selects, contextualizes and re-views iconic features from the heyday of reportage to the ‘documentary fictions’ of the present.

Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? This anthology provides a definitive historical context for documentary, exploring its roots in modernism and its critique under postmodernism; it surveys current theoretical thinking about documentary; and it examines a wide range of work by artists within, around or against documentary through their own writings and interviews.


Julian Stallabrass leaves the reader in no doubt of this quandary in his new title Memory of Fire: The Best Books of Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Seen through the eyes of both practitioners and commentators – from Elizabeth McCausland in to Marta Zarzycka in – the diversity of what comes between offers a contentious and comprehensive account of the medium of documentary.

Other books in this series. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of In such case, Stallabrass, his co-authors and interviewees, engaging comprehensively in the festival back in with conflict in images, and now re-evaluating and refining their analysis in this book, empower the reader to documejtary, providing a place to stand in the unending vortex of war and its representation.

Images of war and their use as agents of warfare the war of images are the two sides of the same coin and, throughout, Stallabrass confronts their corporate stalalbrass mercenary potential.

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Failure Lisa Le Feuvre. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Its inclusion begs the question: Stallabrass queries why the resulting prints are portents of destruction, while the video is comic; their response reveals how taking performance and non-figurative art to the theatre of war might be legitimate.

Stallabrass judiciously tackles complexities in the imaging of violence, revealing conflicts between their instrumentality and aesthetics, which he tirelessly wrestled with during the process of curating the Biennial. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. To discomforting effect, Fusco brings these notions to the infamous snapshots of naked detainees at Abu Ghraib, deploying the technical drawings of her alarmingly burlesque, A Field Guide for Female Interrogators.


In their now notorious series The Day Nobody Died they adopt the conceptual, pragmatic strategy of exposing a roll of photographic paper directly to front line Afghan light and filming British troops, with whom they were embedded, carrying the heavy cardboard box containing it.

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These aren’t so much key texts from the archive of an established domain as they are documents of a living struggle between art as a distant, bleary demand that another world be stallabrxss and documentary as a painfully present and acute testimony to the world as it actually is.

Balad, Iraq, 15 July, Documentary has undergone a marked revival in recent art, following a long period in which it was a denigrated and unfashionable practice. The Object Antony Hudek. Do we need another book full of images of war and mortal cruelty?