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Afterimage Vol. 42, no. 6


Alien Agency: Experimental Encounters with Art in the Making, by Chris Salter. MIT Press/311 pp./$38.00 (hb).

Art Labor, Sex Politics: Feminist Effects in 1970s British Art and Performance, by Siona Wilson. University of Minnesota Press/288 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Beautiful Data: A History of Vision & Reason since 1945, by Orit Halpern. Duke University Press/352 pp./$27.95 (sb).

Cinema Approaching Reality: Locating Chinese Film Theory, by Victor Fan. University of Minnesota Press/277 pp./$27.00 (sb).

Deep Mapping the Media City, by Shannon Mattern. University of Minnesota Press/70 pp./$7.95 (sb).

Disillusioned: Victorian Photography and the Discerning Subject, by Jordan Bear. Pennsylvania State University Press/198 pp./$74.95 (hb).

Double Exposures: Performance as Photography, Photography as Performance, by Manuel Vason, edited by David Evans. Intellect Books and Live Art Development Agency/199 pp./$36.00 (hb).

An Era Without Memories: Chinese Contemporary Photography on Urban Transformation, by Jiang Jiehong. Thames & Hudson/192 pp./$45.00 (hb).

The Experience Machine: Stan VanDerBeek’s Movie-Drome and Expanded Cinema, by Gloria Sutton. MIT Press/257 pp./$35.00 (hb).

Experimental Photography: A Handbook of Techniques, by Marco Antonini, et al. Thames & Hudson/240 pp./$45.00 (hb).

Flickering Empire: How Chicago Invented the U.S. Film Industry, by Michael Glover Smith and Adam Selzer. Columbia University Press/214 pp./$25.00 (sb).

Gaming at the Edge: Sexuality and Gender at the Margins of Gamer Culture, by Adrienne Shaw. University of Minnesota Press/317 pp./$25.00 (sb).

Hitchcock á la Carte, by Jan Olsson. Duke University Press/272 pp./$24.95 (sb).

The Miracle of Analogy: or The History of Photography, Part 1, by Kaja Silverman. Stanford University Press/203 pp./$21.95 (sb). 

Networked Media, Networked Rhetorics: Attention and Deliberation in the Early Blogosphere, by Damien Smith Pfister. Pennsylvania State University Press/271 pp./$69.95 (hb).

The Parisian Avant-Garde in the Age of Cinema, 1900–1923, by Jennifer Wild. University of California Press/344 pp./$34.95 (sb).

Performance Projections: Film and the Body in Action, by Stephen Barber. Reaktion Books/255 pp./$30.00 (sb).

The Photography of Crisis: The Photo Essays of Weimar Germany, by Daniel H. Magilow. Pennsylvania State University Press/186 pp./$64.95 (hb).

The Poitier Effect: Racial Melodrama and Fantasies of Reconciliation, by Sharon Willis. University of Minnesota Press/255 pp./$22.50 (sb).

Postcolonial Modernism: Art and Decolonization in Twentieth-Century Nigeria, by Chika Okeke-Agulu. Duke University Press/357 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Recycled Stars: Female Film Stardom in the Age of Television and Video, by Mary R. Desjardins. Duke University Press/308 pp./$26.95 (sb).

Shine: The Visual Economy of Light in African Diasporic Aesthetic Practice, by Krista Thompson. Duke University Press/349 pp./$26.95 (sb).

Speculation Now: Essays and Artwork, edited by Vyjayanthi Venuturupalli Rao, Prem Krishnamurthy, and Carin Kuoni. Duke University Press/271 pp./$29.95  (sb).

Staging the Archive: Art and Photography in the Age of New Media, by Ernst van Alphen. Reaktion Books/301 pp./$38.00 (sb).

Thinking Through Digital Media: Transnational Environments and Locative Places, by Dale Hudson and Patricia R. Zimmermann. Palgrave Macmillan/280 pp./$28.00 (sb).

33 Artists in 3 Acts, by Sarah Thornton. W. W. Norton & Company/448 pp./$26.95 (hb).

Unflattening, by Nick Sousanis. Harvard University Press/193 pp./$22.95 (sb).

Women’s Cinema, World Cinema: Projecting Contemporary Feminisms, by Patricia White. Duke University Press/270 pp./$24.95 (sb).


Ben Huff: The Last Road North, texts by Karen Irvine and Barry Lopez. Kehrer Verlag/unpaginated/$50.00 (hb).

Charles Atlas, texts by Stuart Comer, et al. Prestel Verlag/303 pp./$75.00 (hb).

Mondino: Three at Last, photographs by Jean-Baptiste Mondino. Schirmer/Mosel Verlag/unpaginated/$99.95 (hb).

Steve Sabella: Photography 1997–2014, texts by Hubertus von Amelunxen and Kamal Boullata. Hatje Cantz/207 pp./$75.00 (hb).

Tiina Itkonen: Avannaa; Photographs of Greenlandic Landscapes, texts by Jean-Michel Huctin and Pirkko Siitari. Kehrer Verlag/unpaginated/$42.50 (hb).

Exhibition catalogs

Archive Play, images by Hertta Kiiski and Niina Vatanen, with texts by Mirjami Schuppert and Monika Fagerholm. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, United Kingdom, July 3–26, 2014. Kehrer Verlag/77 pp./$21.50 (hb).

Blue Sky: The Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts at 40, by Julia Dolan. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Portland Art Museum, Oregon, Oct. 18, 2014–Jan. 11, 2015. Portland Art Museum in association with the University of Washington Press/214 pp./$39.95 (hb).

European Portrait Photography since 1990, edited by Frits Gierstberg. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Faces Now: European Photography since 1990 at the BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, Feb. 6–May 17, 2015; and Faces: European Photography since 1990 at the Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, May 30–Aug. 30, 2015, and the Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece, Sept. 11, 2015–Feb. 28, 2016. Bozar Books in association with Prestel Verlag/234 pp./$65.00 (hb).

Ishiuchi Miyako: Hasselblad Award 2014, edited by Dragana Vujanovic and Louise Wolthers. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Ishiuchi Miyako: The Fabric of Photography at the Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden, Nov. 8, 2014–Feb. 1, 2015. Kehrer Verlag/151 pp./$53.00 (hb).

Jason Rhoades: Four Roads, texts by Ingrid Schaffner, et. al. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Sept. 18–Dec. 28, 2013; Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany, Sept. 17, 2014–Jan. 4, 2015; and the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, United Kingdom, Feb. 20–May 31, 2015. The Institute of Contemporary Art in association with DelMonico Books/197 pp./$75.00 (hb).

Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector, by Lydia Yee. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Barbican Art Gallery, London, Feb. 12–May 25, 2015. Barbican Art Gallery in association with Prestel Verlag/255 pp./$60.00 (hb).

Steve Sabella: Archaeology of the Future, edited by Beatrice Benedetti. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the International Center for Photography Scavi Scaligeri, Verona, Italy, Oct. 8–Nov. 16, 2014. Maretti Editore/93 pp./$30.50 (sb).

Wendel White: Manifest, texts by Leigh Raiford. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Wendel A. White: Manifest at the New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey, Jan. 24–May 10, 2015. California Institute of Integral Studies/unpaginated/$60.00 (hb).


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