Media Received
Afterimage Vol. 43, no. 3


The Ancients and the Postmoderns: On the Historicity of Forms, by Fredric Jameson. Verso Books/306 pp./$34.95 (hb).

Biko’s Ghost: The Iconography of Black Consciousness, by Shannen L. Hill. University of Minnesota Press/366 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Cinema and the Audiovisual Imagination: Music, Image, Sound, by Robert Robertson. I.B. Tauris/256 pp./$90.00 (hb).

The Culture of Photography in Public Space, edited by Anne Marsh, Melissa Miles, and Daniel Palmer. Intellect/191 pp./$50.00 (sb).

Deep Mapping the Media City, by Shannon Mattern. University of Minnesota Press/51 pp./$7.95 (sb).

Devices of Curiosity: Early Cinema and Popular Science, by Oliver Gaycken. Oxford University Press/254 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation, by Jeff Scheible. University of Minnesota Press/160 pp./$20.00 (sb).

An Era Without Memories: Chinese Contemporary Photography on Urban Transformation, by Jiang Jiehong. Thames & Hudson/191 pp./$45.00 (hb).

Feminist Surveillance Studies, edited by Rachel E. Dubrofsky and Shoshana Amielle Magnet. Duke University Press/282 pp./$25.95 (sb).

Fiery Cinema: The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915–1945, by Weihong Bao. University of Minnesota Press/479 pp./$30.00 (sb).

A Geology of Media, by Jussi Parikka. University of Minnesota Press/206 pp./$24.95 (sb). [See review in this issue of Afterimage]

Imaginary Apparatus: New York City and Its Mediated Representation, by McLain Clutter. Park Books/200 pp./$45.00 (hb).

InDEBTed to Intervene: Critical Lessons in Debt, Communication, Art, and Theoretical Practice, edited by Oliver Vodeb and Nikola Janović Kolenc. Intellect/223 pp./$23.00 (sb).

Jim Jarmusch: Music, Words and Noise, by Sara Piazza. Reaktion Books/416 pp./$27.00 (sb).

The Magic World of Orson Welles, by James Naremore. University of Illinois Press/340 pp./$20.00 (sb). [See review in a forthcoming issue of Afterimage]

Of Walking in Ice: Munich–Paris, 23 November–14 December 1974, by Werner Herzog. University of Minnesota Press/125 pp./$19.95 (sb).

Photography and the Art of Chance, by Robin Kelsey. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press/398 pp./$32.95 (hb).

Photography for Everyone: The Cultural Lives of Cameras and Consumers in Early Twentieth-Century Japan, by Kerry Ross. Stanford University Press/234 pp./$24.95 (sb).

Re-Collecting Black Hawk: Landscape, Memory, and Power in the American Midwest, by Nicholas A. Brown and Sarah E. Kanouse. University of Pittsburgh Press/279 pp./$39.95 (hb).

Revolutionary Time and the Avant-Garde, by John Roberts. Verso Books/322 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Ruins and Fragments: Tales of Loss and Rediscovery, by Robert Harbison. Reaktion Books/272 pp./$35.00 (hb).

Shooting Women: Behind the Camera, Around the World, by Harriet Margolis, Alexis Krasilovsky, and Julia Stein. Intellect/338 pp./$50.00 (sb).

Some of These Days: Black Stars, Jazz Aesthetics, and Modernist Culture, by James Donald. Oxford University Press/271 pp./$35.00 (hb).

Television is the New Television: The Unexpected Triumph of Old Media in the Digital Age, by Michael Wolff. Portfolio/212 pp./$26.95 (hb).

Theater of War, edited by Meredith Davenport. Intellect/142 pp./$43.00 (sb). [See review in a forthcoming issue of Afterimage]

The Transformable Moment: The Films of Stephen Broomer, edited by Scott Birdwise and Tom McSorley. Canadian Film Institute/86 pp./$12.00 (sb).

Uplift Cinema: The Emergence of African American Film and the Possibility of Black Modernity, by Allyson Nadia Field. Duke University Press/322 pp./$26.95 (sb).

Vision Anew: The Lens and Screen Arts, edited by Adam Bell and Charles H. Traub. University of California Press/292 pp./$34.95 (sb).

Zodiaque: Making Medieval Modern, 1951–2001, by Janet T. Marquardt. Pennsylvania State University Press/202 pp./$74.95 (hb).

Artists’ Books

Lockdown Archive, by Mike Mandel and Chantal Zakari. Eighteen Publications/78 pp./$75.00 (hb).


Desire: New Erotic Photography, by Patrick Remy. Prestel/277 pp./$49.95 (hb).

Edgar Heap of Birds, by Bill Anthes. Duke University Press/216 pp./$24.95 (sb).

Guillermo Srodek-Hart: Stories, with texts by Anne Wilkes Tucker and Guillermo Srodeck-Hart. Prestel/142 pp./$65.00 (hb).

Jason Langer: Twenty Years, with texts by Julia Dolan, et al. Radius Books/185 pp./$55.00 (hb).

June Yong Lee: Skin, with an essay by Tina Takemoto. California Institute of Integral Studies/unpaginated/$60.00 (hb).

Natural Magic: Salted Paper Prints in North America, with texts by Keith F. Davis, et al. University of Washington Press in association with the Santa Barbara Museum of Art/144 pp./$39.95 (hb).

Silent Form, by Piet Eckert and Wim Eckert with Jon Naiman. Park Books/unpaginated/$85.00 (sb).

The Language of Light and Dark: Light and Place in Australian Photography, by Melissa Miles. McGill-Queen’s University Press/324 pp./$65.00 (hb).

Through a Woman’s Eye: The Early 20th Century Photography of Alabama’s Edith Morgan, with texts by Marian Perdue Furman, Matthew Daniel Mason, and Harvey H. Jackson, III. NewSouth Books/144 pp./$29.95 (hb).

Exhibition catalogs

Animals in Photographs, by Arpad Kovacs. Published in conjunction with the exhibition In Focus: Animalia at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, May 26–October 18, 2015. Getty Publications/111 pp./$24.95 (hb).

Eli Reed: A Long Walk Home, with an introduction by Paul Theroux. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Leica Gallery, New York, April 24–June 20, 2015. University of Texas Press/335 pp./$56.95 (hb).

Films and Games: Interaction, edited by Eva Lenhardt and Andreas Rauscher. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Deustches Filmmuseum, Frankfurt am Main, July 1, 2015–Jan. 31, 2016. Bertz + Fischer Verlag/255 pp./$39.99 (hb).

Hurricane Waves: Clifford Ross, edited by Jay A. Clarke. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Clifford Ross: Landscape Seen & Imagined at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts, May 23, 2015–March 30, 2016. MIT Press in association with MASS MoCA/173 pp./$49.95 (hb).

Last Folio: A Photographic Memory, by Yuri Dojc and Katya Krausova. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Berlin State Library, April 24–June 27, 2015; and the Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA, Sept. 10–Dec. 6, 2015. Prestel/128 pp./$55.00 (hb).

Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography, by Virginia Heckert. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, April 14–Sept. 6, 2015. Getty Publications/163 pp./$49.95 (hb).

Noah Purifoy: Junk Dada, by Franklin Sirmans and Yael Lipschutz, with texts by Kristine McKenna, et al. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, June 7, 2015–Feb. 28, 2016. DelMonico Books/Prestel in association with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art/143 pp./$39.95 (hb).

Ori Gersht: Forces of Nature: Film and Photography, edited by Andrea Firmenich and Johannes Janssen. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Ori Gersht: Forces of Nature: Video and Photographic Works at the Museum Sinclair-Haus, Bad Homburg, Germany, March 15–June 14, 2015. Hirmer Verlag in association with Museum Sinclair-Haus/118 pp./$35.00 (sb).

Perfect Likeness: Photography and Composition, by Russell Ferguson. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, June 20–Sept. 13, 2015. DelMonico Books/Prestel in association with the Hammer Museum/127 pp./$49.95 (hb).

The Photograph and Australia, by Judy Annear. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, March 21–June 8, 2015; and Queensland Art Gallery, July 4–Oct. 11, 2015. Art Gallery of New South Wales/307 pp./$75.00 (hb).

Sara Angelucci: Provenance Unknown, with texts by Emelie Chhangur, et. al. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, April 10–June 16, 2013. Art Gallery of York University/107 pp./$24.00 (sb).

Station to Station, by Doug Aitken. Published in conjunction with the travelling exhibition Station to Station: A 30 Day Happening at the Barbican Centre, London, June 27–July 26, 2015. Prestel/231 pp./$49.95 (hb).

Things Beyond Resemblance: James Welling Photographs, by Philipp Kaiser. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at Brandywine River Museum of Art, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, Aug. 8–Nov. 15, 2015. DelMonico Books/Prestel in association with the Brandywine Museum of Art/151 pp./$39.95 (hb).

Visibility Machines: Harun Farocki and Trevor Paglen, by Niels Van Tomme. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Oct. 24, 2013–Feb. 22, 2014; Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Sept. 17–Dec. 14, 2014; and Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, Jan. 16–March 7, 2015. Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, UMBC/160 pp./$19.95 (hb).


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