Meaningful Absence Across Arts and Media

This volume focusses on the rarely discussed method of meaning production via the absence, rather than presence, of signifiers.

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Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004394520

Category: Literary Criticism

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This volume focusses on the rarely discussed method of meaning production via the absence, rather than presence, of signifiers. It does so from an interdisciplinary perspective, which covers systematic, media-comparative and historical aspects, and reveals various forms and functions of missing signifiers across arts and media.
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Meaningful Absence Across Arts and Media

This volume focusses on a rarely discussed method of meaning production, namely via the absence, rather than presence, of signifiers.

Author: Werner Wolf

Publisher: Brill / Rodopi

ISBN: 900439172X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 256

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This volume focusses on a rarely discussed method of meaning production, namely via the absence, rather than presence, of signifiers. It does so from an interdisciplinary, transmedial perspective, which covers systematic, media-comparative and historical aspects, and reveals various forms and functions of missing signifiers across arts and media. The meaningful silences, blanks, lacunae, pauses, etc., treated by the ten contributors are taken from language and literature, film, comics, opera and instrumental music, architecture, and the visual arts. Contributors are: Nassim Balestrini, Walter Bernhart, Olga Fischer, Saskia Jaszoltowski, Henry Keazor, Peter Revers, Klaus Rieser, Daniel Stein, Anselm Wagner, Werner Wolf
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Arts of Incompletion

... as Vice Director of the Centre for Intermediality Studies at Graz (CIMIG). ... and Other Media (2013); Meaningful Absence across Arts and Media: The ...

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Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004467125

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 314

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Incompletion is an essential condition of cultural history, and particularly the idea of the fragment became a central element of Romantic art which continued being of high relevance to the various strands of modernist and contemporary aesthetics.
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Taking Stock Twenty Five Years of Comparative Literary Research

... Silence and Absence in Literature and Music (2016), Meaningful Absence across Arts and Media: The Significance of Missing Signifiers (2019).

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Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004410350

Category: Literary Criticism

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This commemorative volume offers a retrospective of the discipline as mirrored in the series Internationale Forschungen zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft since its founding in 1993. Leading scholars examine issues of world literature, the history of ideas, gender studies, aesthetics and literary translation.
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Music Narrative and the Moving Image

... Kong Academy for Performing Arts, and Eastern Mediterranean University. ... and Other Media (2013); Meaningful Absence Across Media: The Significance of ...

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Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004401310

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 266

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By focusing on discussions of artistic works that show relationships between three individual communicative media, this volume adopts an innovative, trifocal interdisciplinary perspective: the traditional field of Word and Music Studies is here extended to include research on film and other forms of moving visualizations.
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The Metareferential Turn in Contemporary Arts and Media

... metareference occurs across all fictional genres and at any rate well beyond humorous fiction, and as for drama (even if one discounts the absence of ...

Author: Werner Wolf

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789401200691

Category: Art

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One possible description of the contemporary medial landscape in Western culture is that it has gone meta to an unprecedented extent, so that a remarkable meta-culture has emerged. Indeed, metareference, i.e. self-reflexive comments on, or references to, various kinds of media-related aspects of a given medial artefact or performance, specific media and arts or the media in general is omnipresent and can, nowadays, be encountered in high art and literature as frequently as in their popular counterparts, in the "traditional "media as well as in new media. From the "Simpsons," pop music, children s literature, computer games and pornography to the contemporary visual arts, feature film, postmodern fiction, drama and even architecture everywhere one can find metareferential explorations, comments on or criticism of representation, medial conventions or modes of production and reception, and related issues. Within individual media and genres, notably in research on postmodernist metafiction, this outspoken tendency towards metaization is known well enough, and various reasons have been given for it. Yet never has there been an attempt to account for what one may aptly term the current metareferential turn on a larger, transmedial scale. This is what "The Metareferential Turn in Contemporary Arts and Media: Forms, Functions, Attempts at Explanation" undertakes to do as a sequel to its predecessor, the volume "Metareference across Media" (vol. 4 in the series Studies in Intermediality ), which was dedicated to theoretical issues and transhistorical case studies. Coming from diverse disciplinary and methodological backgrounds, the contributors to the present volume propose explanations of impressive subtlety, breadth and depth for the current situation in addition to exploring individual forms and functions of metareference which may be linked with particular explanations. As expected, there is no monocausal reason to be found for the situation under scrutiny, yet the proposals made have in their compination a remarkable explanatory power which contributes to a better understanding of an important facet of current media production and reception. The essays assembled in the volume, which also contains an introduction with a detailed survey over the possibilities of accounting for the metareferential turn, will be relevant to students and scholars from a wide variety of fields: cultural history at large, intermediality and media studies as well as, more particularly, literary studies, music, film and art history."
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Youth Cultures Language and Literacy

Scholars have argued for a view of art as the creation of meaning (Dewey, ... media arts production over the course of 2 years in absence of direct ...

Author: Stanton Wortham

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412997065

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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Drawing upon international research, Review of Research in Education, Volume 35 examines the interplay between youth cultures and educational practices. Although the articles describe youth practices across a range of settings, a central theme is how gender, class, race, and national identity mediate both adult perceptions of youth and youths’ experiences of schooling.
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Narrative Across Media

Alberti returns to Aristotle to urge that the proper subject of art is significant human action . But he uses istoria in a spatial rather than temporal ...

Author: Marie-Laure Ryan

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 0803239440

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 422

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Narratology has been conceived from its earliest days as a project that transcends disciplines and media. The essays gathered here address the question of how narrative migrates, mutates, and creates meaning as it is expressed across various media.ø Dividing the inquiry into five areas: face-to-face narrative, still pictures, moving pictures, music, and digital media, Narrative across Media investigates how the intrinsic properties of the supporting medium shape the form of narrative and affect the narrative experience. Unlike other interdisciplinary approaches to narrative studies, all of which have tended to concentrate on narrative across language-supported fields, this unique collection provides a much-needed analysis of how narrative operates when expressed through visual, gestural, electronic, and musical means. In doing so, the collection redefines the act of storytelling. Although the fields of media and narrative studies have been invigorated by a variety of theoretical approaches, this volume seeks to avoid a dominant theoretical bias by providing instead a collection of concrete studies that inspire a direct look at texts rather than relying on a particular theory of interpretation. A contribution to both narrative and media studies, Narrative across Media is the first attempt to bridge the two disciplines.
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Teaching Arts and Science with the New Social Media

While face-to-face discussions are mediated through direct verbal and ... voices are typically not heard, and face-to-face conversational cues are absent.

Author: Charles Wankel

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9780857247827

Category: Education

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Covers a range of approaches to applying social media in teaching arts and science courses. This title covers collaborative social media in writing courses, the use of wikis as a platform for co-creation of digital content, and powerful data sharing.
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Handbook of Research on Media Literacy Research and Applications Across Disciplines

Tami Seifert Kibutzim College of Education, Technology, and the Arts, ... that learning through the moving body (embodiment) is meaningful learning.

Author: Yildiz, Melda N.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522592631

Category: Social Science

Page: 433

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The digital age has made it easy for anyone, even those with limited technology proficiency, to create some form of media. With so many different types of media and the sheer volume of information coming from a wide array of sources, media literacy has become an essential skill that can be very difficult to learn and teach. The Handbook of Research on Media Literacy Research and Applications Across Disciplines aims to present cross-disciplinary examinations of media literacy, specifically investigating its challenges and solutions and its implications for P-20 education. An assemblage of innovative findings centered on national and international perspectives, with topics including critical thinking and decision-making processes, smart consumerism, recognizing point-of-view, media influence, responsible media creation, cyber threats, media literacy instruction, among others, this book is ideally designed for educators, researchers, activists, instructional designers, media specialists, and professionals.
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Underglobalization

Beijing's Media Urbanism and the Chimera of Legitimacy Joshua Neves ... former pretending the absence of the state or market in civic interactions, ...

Author: Joshua Neves

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 9781478009023

Category: Social Science

Page: 272

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Despite China's recent emergence as a major global economic and geopolitical power, its association with counterfeit goods and intellectual property piracy has led many in the West to dismiss its urbanization and globalization as suspect or inauthentic. In Underglobalization Joshua Neves examines the cultural politics of the “fake” and how frictions between legality and legitimacy propel dominant models of economic development and political life in contemporary China. Focusing on a wide range of media technologies and practices in Beijing, Neves shows how piracy and fakes are manifestations of what he calls underglobalization—the ways social actors undermine and refuse to implement the specific procedures and protocols required by globalization at different scales. By tracking the rise of fake politics and transformations in political society, in China and globally, Neves demonstrates that they are alternate outcomes of globalizing processes rather than anathema to them.
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Vanishing Points

... in the indefinite space of so-called absence across media platforms. ... past through the lens of absence and obscuring where one work and artist begins ...

Author: Natasha Chuk

Publisher: Intellect Books

ISBN: 9781783204779

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 196

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Deftly deploying Derrida’s notion of the ‘unexperienced experience’ and building on Paul Virilio’s ideas about the aesthetics of disappearance, Vanishing Pointsexplores the aesthetic character of presence and absence as articulated in contemporary art, photography, film, and emerging media. Addressing works ranging from Robert Rauschenberg to Six Feet Under, Natasha Chuk emphasizes the notion that art is an accident, an event, which registers numerous overlapping, contradictory orientations, or vanishing points, between its own components and the viewers’ perspective – generating the power to create unexperienced experiences. This volume will be a must read for anyone interested in contemporary art and its intersection with philosophy.
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Absence of Clutter

Minimal Writing as Art and Literature Paul Stephens ... of authorship has been transformed since the introduction of networked computing and social media .

Author: Paul Stephens

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ISBN: 9780262043670

Category: Art and literature

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"This book offers the first comprehensive critical account of minimal writing-works of text art, visual literature and poetry that are generally shorter than a sentence. Minimal writing can be beguilingly simple on the surface, but it can also present extreme interpretive challenges. Post-1960s visual art is strongly characterized by the "linguistic turn," and artists such as Lawrence Weiner, Carl Andre, Dan Graham, Joseph Kosuth, Lucy Lippard and Jenny Holzer built highly visible careers from text-based art. Stephens argues that minimal poets working during this same period produced work of equal complexity and power, and shows how minimal writing has enjoyed a recent resurgence among writers working with emergent publication platforms, as well as among those working with computer code. The rise of minimalism in the 1960s can also be understood in relation to new developments in media. Whereas many 60s pop artists and New York School poets gleefully included the detritus of mass culture in their work, minimal and conceptual artists and writers stripped language down to its most basic components. Presented is a pre-history of minimal writing beginning with modernism and continuing through concrete poetry in the 1950s, but the bulk of the book centers on a careful media-archival account of post-1965 poetry and text art"--
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Collage in Twentieth Century Art Literature and Culture

The implication of the idea of the absent origin is that whilst the origin may be, or at least seem to be, absent, it nevertheless retains a significant ...

Author: Dr Rona Cran

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9781472430960

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 250

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Emphasizing the diversity of collage in the twentieth century, Rona Cran's book explores the role that it played in the work of Joseph Cornell, William Burroughs, Frank O'Hara, and Bob Dylan. Collage's catalytic effect, Cran argues, enabled each to overcome a crisis in representation that threatened to destabilize their work. Throughout, she shows that rigid definitions of collage severely limit our understanding of artists and writers who used it in non-traditional ways.
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Metarepresentation Self Organization and Art

Through hypotyposis , staged interaction between present and absent - but ... this relation of meaningful communication between present and absent agents .

Author: Wolfgang Wildgen

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 3039116843

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 298

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This book is about the interrelationship between nature, semiosis, metarepresentation and (self-)consciousness, and the role played by metarepresentation in evolution. Representations must have emerged via self-organization from non-representational systems (found in physics, chemistry and biology). Major steps have been the evolution of molecules, macromolecules, life, and finally cultural and symbolic systems. Representations and signs are therefore parts of a huge, possibly branching «ladder of beings». Metarepresentations - images representing images, language about language and language-use, thoughts about thoughts - constitute a fascinating theme within such diverse areas of research as philosophy, literature, theology, anthropology and history, neuroscience, psychology and linguistics. The contributions to this book reflect this variety of different, but often interrelated perspectives on metarepresentation. They also exemplify the difficulties of a truly interdisciplinary discourse and show how one may start such a discourse in the field of semiotics, understood as a meta-discipline which brings together all scientific enterprises dealing with human mind and human culture.
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Art Practice in a Digital Culture

An artistic enquiry can have both practical and philosophical consequences and therefore can have significant impact on the individual in society.

Author: Hazel Gardiner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317178422

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 226

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Much as art history is in the process of being transformed by new information communication technologies, often in ways that are either disavowed or resisted, art practice is also being changed by those same technologies. One of the most obvious symptoms of this change is the increasing numbers of artists working in universities, and having their work facilitated and supported by the funding and infrastructural resources that such institutions offer. This new paradigm of art as research is likely to have a profound effect on how we understand the role of the artist and of art practice in society. In this unique book, artists, art historians, art theorists and curators of new media reflect on the idea of art as research and how it has changed practice. Intrinsic to the volume is an investigation of the advances in creative practice made possible via artists engaging directly with technology or via collaborative partnerships between practitioners and technological experts, ranging through a broad spectrum of advanced methods from robotics through rapid prototyping to the biological sciences.
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Cultural Regulation in Canada

One such argument holds that many art forms provide training and employment ... a significant sharing of " basic knowledge ” takes place across art forms .

Author: Steven Globerman

Publisher: IRPP

ISBN: 0920380816

Category: Political Science

Page: 114

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Generations Geographies in the Visual Arts

After a cursory look through the comprehensive artists ' files in the library at ... absence of a significant economic market for art in Canada , a hothouse ...

Author: Griselda Pollock

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415141273

Category: Art

Page: 300

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Generations and Geographies brings together a collection of artists, critics and researchers to consider the question of sexual difference and its significance in the production and reception of visual representation by women artists.
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European Review of Social Psychology

Media violence use and aggression in adolescents with a migration ... A significant multivariate effect of group status was found across the three types of ...

Author: Miles Hewstone

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351567589

Category: Psychology

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The European Review of Social Psychology (ERSP) is an international open-submission review journal, published under the auspices of the European Association of Social Psychology. It provides an outlet for substantial, theory-based reviews of empirical work addressing the full range of topics covered by the field of social psychology. Potential authorship is international, and papers are edited with the help of a distinguished, international editorial board. Articles published in ERSP typically review a programme of the authors own research, as evidenced by the author's own papers published in leading peer-reviewed journals. The journal welcomes theoretical contributions that are underpinned by a substantial body of empirical research, which locate the research programme within a wider body of published research in that area, and provide an integration that is greater than the sum of the published articles. ERSP also publishes conventional reviews and meta-analyses. All published review articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial screening and refereeing by the Editors and at least two independent, expert referees.
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