Journal of Aesthetics and Culture

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Vol. 8, 2016

Aesthetics in the Age of Digital Humanities
Copyright: ©2016 O. Naukkarinen & J. Bragge. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or...
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Conglomerate Memory and Cosmopolitanism
Copyright: ©2016 S. Ryan. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix, transform,...
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Aesthetic Experience of Beautiful and Ugly Persons: A Critique
Copyright: ©2016 M. Suojanen. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Beardsley on Literature, Fiction, and Nonfiction
Copyright: ©2016 S.-Y. Lin. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Telling Time: Representations of Ruins in the Grotesques of Sixteenth-Century Italy
Copyright: ©2016 M. F. Hansen. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Essay in Honor of Robert Motherwell's Centenary: ''Temporalized Form'': Mediating Romanticism and American Expressionism Robert Motherwell, Henri Bergson, and the Ontological Origins of Abstraction around 1800 1
Copyright: ©2016 M. Milz. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix, transform,...
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Vol. 7, 2015

Thinking through the Sociality of Art Objects
"Horrible, horrible, this is not African art, this is European art!" screamed H. V. Meyerowitz, the British sculptor and designer and head of the art department of Achimota College in the British Gold Coast Colony in the thirties, when Amon Kotei, an...
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Translating Cuba: Diasporic Writing between Moving Cultures and Moving Media
Recent publications have put a theoretical focus on linking cultural and interart studies, thus opening up interart studies for inter- or transcultural approaches, as well as connecting transcultural studies with the concept of transmediality to analyze...
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Unsettled Borders and Memories: A ''Local'' Indigenous Perspective on Contemporary Globalization
Copyright: © 2015 M. Watson. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Beauty and Critical Art: Is Beauty at Odds with Critical - Political Engagement?
Copyright: ©2015 M. A. Asavei. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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The Arena of Thanatos: Psuche', Soma, and Sigalit Landau's Body Representation* a Comparative Study
Copyright: ©2015 N. S. Sadeh. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Richard Begam and James Soderholm. Platonic Occasions: Dialogues on Literature, Art and Culture
Copyright: © 2015 D. Fjellestad. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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On the Re-Emergence of Motion and Innovations in the Gabor Body's Intermedia Experiments
Copyright: ©2015 K. Lipinski. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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''I Am a Place'': Aletheia as Aesthetic and Political Resistance in Margaret Atwood's Surfacing
Copyright: ©2015 J. Wrethed. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Global Art History: A View from the North
Copyright: ©2015 A. R. Petersen. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Aporetic Experiences of Time in Anti-Narrative Art
Copyright: ©2015 P. Capdevila. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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The Symbolic Significance of Motifs on Selected Asante Religious Temples
Copyright: (c)2015 E. A. Asante et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and...
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Digital Utopias and Real Cities - Computer-Generated Images in Re-Design of Public Space
Copyright: ©2015 M. Michalowska. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Digital Scenography and the Mimetic Aporia of Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle
Copyright: ©2015 J. R. D'Aoust. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Seeing with Special Requirements: Visual Frictions during the Everyday
Copyright: ©2015 A. Lehmuskallio. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Selfies beyond Self-Representation: The (Theoretical) F(r)ictions of a Practice
Copyright: ©2015 E. Gómez Cruz and H. Thornham. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format...
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Sensory Experiences of Digital Photo-Sharing - ''Mundane Frictions'' and Emerging Learning Strategies
Copyright: ©2015 V. Fors. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix, transform,...
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Academic Knowing In/through Double Perspectives
Copyright: ©2015 M. Melin. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix, transform,...
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Visual Frictions
Copyright: ©2015 K. Becker & P. Frosh. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format...
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Mourning Mandela: Sacred Drama and Digital Visuality in Cape Town
Copyright: ©2015 P. Uimonen. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Mish Mabsoota : On Teaching with a Camera in Revolutionary Cairo
Copyright: ©2015 M. R. Westmoreland. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to...
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Photographic Social Media, Designed Landscapes and Urban, Place-Based Visibilities: In Search of Friction
Copyright: ©2015 E. Despard. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Unlikely Cryptfellows: Hospitality, Difference, and Spectrality at the 9/11 Museum
Copyright: ©2015 L. A. Balfour. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Childhood Re-Edits: Challenging Norms and Forming Lay Professional Competence on YouTube
Copyright: ©2015 K. Economou & A.-L. Lindgren. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or...
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Visual Frictions
Copyright: ©2015 K. Becker & P. Frosh. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format...
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Vol. 6, 2014

''Silencio'': Hearing Loss in David Lynch's Mulholland Drive
"Silencio": hearing loss in David Lynch's Mulholland DriveAllister Mactaggart*Digital and Creative Industries, Chesterfield College, Chesterfield, United KingdomAbstractIn a filmmaking career replete with extraordinary images and sounds, David Lynch's...
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Spivak's Derrida: Exploring the Materiality of Discourse
ORIGINAL ARTICLESpivak's Derrida: exploring the materiality of discourseAlan Ramon Ward*Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UKAbstractThis paper argues how it is that woman's role and function within a global economy...
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Bringing the Land Foundation Back to Earth: A New Model for the Critical Analysis of Relational Art
Bringing The Land Foundation Back to Earth: a new model for the critical analysis of relational artClare Veal*Department of Art History and Film Studies, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, AustraliaAbstractIn 1998, the publishing of Nicolas Bourriaud's...
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See to Believe: The Center for Tactical Magic's Sleight of Hand
PROCESS AND PRACTICE: NEW DISTRIBUTIONS OF THE SENSIBLESee to believe: the Center for Tactical Magic's sleight of handGretchen Coombs*School of Design, Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, AustraliaAbstractThe Bay...
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The Meta as an Aesthetic Category
The meta as an aesthetic categoryBruno Trentini*Department of Visual Arts, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, FranceAbstractPhilosophical logic defined a metalanguage as a language about a language. After that, the word "metapicture" was...
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Veneration and Wonder - the Politics of Making Art in an Oaxacan Village
Veneration and Wonder--the politics of making art in an Oaxacan villageKarin Becker1* and Geska Helena Bre?evi?21Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden; 2Performing Pictures, Stockholm, SwedenAbstractThis article examines...
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Creative Workers' Views on Cultural Heritage and Sustainability
Creative workers' views on cultural heritage and sustainabilityDawn Bennett1*, Anna Reid2 and Peter Petocz31Curtin University, Bentley, Australia; 2Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia; 3Department of Statistics, Macquarie University, Sydney,...
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Performing the Web: Negotiating Affect and Online Aesthetics
Performing the web: negotiating affect and online aestheticsRoberta Buiani*Department of Communication Studies, York University, Toronto, CanadaAbstractOn October 1, 2011, following its public debut at a gallery in Toronto, the Sandbox Project made its...
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Editorial
PROCESS AND PRACTICE: NEW DISTRIBUTIONS OF THE SENSIBLEEditorialPublished: 17 April 2014©2014 B. M. S. Thomsen et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0 License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/),...
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Looking at the Family Photo Album: A Resumed Theoretical Discussion of Why and How
In the spring term 2014, I taught an MA level class called "Photography--art, medium, image" at the University of Copenhagen addressing MA students of art history, cultural studies, and visual culture. It was a survey course and when I talked about my...
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Vol. 5, 2013

Picturing the World - Cinematic Globalization in the Deserts of Babel
AGAINST GLOBALIZATIONPicturing the world--cinematic globalization in the deserts of BabelMads Anders Baggesgaard*Department of Aesthetics and Communication--Comparative Literature, Aarhus University, Aarhus, DenmarkAbstractGlobalization remains a challenge...
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A Short Paragraph from the Laboratory
A short paragraph from the laboratoryPatrik Eriksson*Published: 19 March 2013*Correspondence to: Patrik Eriksson, Valand Academy, Box 132, 405 30 Göteborg, Sweden. Email: patrik.eriksson@akademinvaland.gu.se© 2013 P. Eriksson. This is an Open Access...
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Buying Blood Diamonds and Altering Global Capitalism. Mads Brugger as Unruly Artivist in the Ambassador
AGAINST GLOBALIZATIONBuying blood diamonds and altering global capitalism. Mads Brügger as unruly artivist in The AmbassadorCamilla Møhring Reestorff*Department of Aesthetics and Communication, Aarhus University, Aarhus, DenmarkAbstractThis article argues...
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''Taste Is Not to Conform to the Art, but the Art to the Taste'': Aesthetic Instrumentalism and the British Body Politic in the Neoclassical Age
"Taste is not to conform to the art, but the art to the taste": aesthetic instrumentalism and the British body politic in the neoclassical ageKarl Axelsson*Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, SwedenAbstractThe eighteenth century witnessed...
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The Imagination of Touch: Surrealist Tactility in the Films of Jan Svankmajer
The imagination of touch: surrealist tactility in the films of Jan SvankmajerKristoffer Noheden*Department of Media Studies, Section for Cinema Studies, Stockholm University, Stockholm, SwedenAbstractThis article is a theoretical examination of tactility...
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Against Globalization
AGAINST GLOBALIZATIONAgainst globalizationPublished: 28 November 2013©2013 Mads Anders Baggesgaard and Lotte Philipsen. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/),...
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Autonomy, Pluralism, Play: Danto, Greenberg, Kant, and the Philosophy of Art History
Autonomy, pluralism, play: Danto, Greenberg, Kant, and the philosophy of art historyClark Buckner*San Francisco Art InstituteAbstractArthur Danto's celebrated declaration of "the end of art" might seem to accommodate well the apparently open-ended aesthetic...
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Towards a New Conceptualization of the Wire as a Media Object
Toward a New Conceptualization of The Wire as a Media ObjectJakob Nilsson*AbstractThis article sets out, first of all, to systematically debunk arguments that attribute to the serial The Wire a medium specificity of "television," and second of all,...
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Editorial
EDITORIALPublished: 4 January 2013© 2013 Editorial. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/), permitting all non-commercial...
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Unbound: The Circulation of Works of Art among Different Cultures
AGAINST GLOBALIZATIONUnbound: the circulation of works of art among different culturesLotte Philipsen*Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, Aarhus, DenmarkAbstractThis article investigates how cultural circulation of art may be considered...
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The Body between Intimacy and Globalization
AGAINST GLOBALIZATIONThe body between intimacy and globalizationSvend Erik Larsen*Department of Aesthetics and Communication-Comparative Literature, Aarhus University, Aarhus, DenmarkAbstractAll humans share the condition of being bodily beings. This...
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Language, Visuality, and the Body. on the Return of Discourse in Contemporary Performance
Language, visuality, and the body. On the return of discourse in contemporary performanceVangelis Athanassopoulos*Department of Visual Arts, University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, FranceAbstractThis article deals with the return of discourse in...
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Cinematic Innervation: The Intuitive Form of Perception in the Distracted Perceptual Field
Cinematic innervation: the intuitive form of perception in the distracted perceptual fieldSungyong Ahn*The Graduate School of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia & Film, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South KoreaAbstractIn "The Work of Art in the...
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The Pilaga of the Argentine Chaco through an Exoticizing and Ethnographic Lens: The Swedish Documentary Film Following Indian Trails by the Pilcomayo River
The Pilagá of the Argentine Chaco through an exoticizing and ethnographic lens: The Swedish documentary film Following Indian trails by the Pilcomayo RiverAnne Gustavsson1* and Mariana Giordano21IDAES/UNSAM--CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina; 2IIGHI...
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The Politics of Universalism. Strategic Uses of Human Rights Discourses in Early Modernity
AGAINST GLOBALIZATIONThe politics of universalism. Strategic uses of human rights discourses in early modernityKaren-Margrethe Simonsen*Department of Aesthetics and Communication, Aarhus University, Århus C, DenmarkAbstractThis article investigates the...
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Veils and Sunglasses
Veils and sunglassesThorsten Botz-Bornstein*Department of Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Hawally, KuwaitAbstractBoth the veil and sunglasses aim to disrupt gazes. Marshal McLuhan has analysed sunglasses...
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Mashing and Remixing: Using the Quadripartita Ratio in the Aesthetic Public Sphere
Mashing and remixing: using the quadripartita ratio in the aesthetic public sphereMiles C. Coleman*Department of Communication, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USAAbstractIn this article, a remix produced by the artist Pogo and a mashup made by...
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