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ISBN-10: 3956794567
ISBN-13: 9783956794568
Publisher: Sternberg Press
Publish Date: 08/03/2021
Dimensions: 8.20" L, 5.80" W, 1.30" H

(W)Archives: Archival Imaginaries, War, and Contemporary Art

Editor: Solveig Gade
Editor: Nanna Bonde Thylstrup
Editor: Kristin Veel

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An investigation of digital archiving as an integral technology of warfare and how artists respond to these changes.

Digital and data technologies are actively transforming the archives of contemporary warfare. Bringing together a range of scholarly perspectives and artistic practices, (W)ARCHIVES investigates digital archiving as an integral technology of warfare and how artists respond to these changes. Throughout the book, the (w)archive emerges as a term to grasp the extended materiality of war today, wherein digital archiving intersects with images, bodies, senses, infrastructures, environments, memories, and emotions. The essays explore how this new digital materiality of war reconfigures the archival impulses that have shaped artistic practices over the last decades, and how archives can be mobilized to articulate political demands, conjure new forms of evidence, and make palpable the experience of living with war.

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ISBN-10: 3956794567
ISBN-13: 9783956794568
Publisher: Sternberg Press
Publish Date: 08/03/2021
Dimensions: 8.20" L, 5.80" W, 1.30" H
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