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By Frances Guerin

On no longer Looking: The Paradox of up to date visible Culture makes a speciality of the picture, and our courting to it, as a domain of "not looking." the gathering demonstrates that even if we are living in an image-saturated tradition, many photos don't examine what they declare, audience frequently don't examine the pictures, and in different situations, we're inspired by way of the context of exhibition to not examine photographs. individuals speak about an array of images—photographs, motion pictures, video clips, press photos, electronic pictures, work, sculptures, and drawings—from daily life, museums and galleries, and institutional contexts reminiscent of the clicking and political area. the topics mentioned comprise: politics of institutional exhibition and belief of pictures; censored, repressed, and banned photographs; changes to practices of now not taking a look due to new media interventions; photographs in historical past and reminiscence; no longer photos of our bodies and cultures at the margins; responses to pictures of trauma; and embodied vision.

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