Media Recieved, Afterimage Vol. 44, No. 6


Activist Film Festivals: Towards a Political Subject, by Sonia Tascón and Tyson Wils. Intellect/250 pp./$64.00 (sb).

Art and the Global Economy, by John Zarobell. University of California Press/324 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Bodies in Suspense: Time and Affect in Cinema, by Alanna Thain. University of Minnesota Press/332 pp./$30.00 (sb).

Body Modern: Fritz Kahn, Scientific Illustration, and the Homuncular Subject, by Michael Sappol. University of Minnesota Press/247 pp./$30.00 (sb).

Confronting Technopoly: Charting a Course Towards Human Survival, edited by Phil Rose. Intellect/252 pp./$100.00 (hb).

Delirium and Resistance: Activist Art and the Crisis of Capitalism, by Gregory Sholette. Pluto Press/290 pp./$28.00 (sb).

Eccentric Modernisms: Making Differences in the History of American Art, by Tirza True Latimer. University of California Press/183 pp./$60.00 (hb).

Film as Philosophy, edited by Bernd Herzogenrath. University of Minnesota Press/341 pp./$30.00 (sb).

Gay Men at the Movies: Cinema, Memory and the History of a Gay Male Community, by Scott McKinnon. Intellect/272 pp./$60.00 (sb).

Here/There: Telepresence, Touch, and Art at the Interface, by Kris Paulsen. MIT Press/250 pp./$40.00 (hb).

I Love My Selfie, text by Ilan Stavans, auto-portraits by ADÁL. Duke University Press/136 pp./$22.95 (sb).

I-Docs: The Evolving Practices of Interactive Documentary, edited by Judith Aston, Sandra Gaudenzi, and Mandy Rose. Wallflower Press/296 pp./$30.00 (sb). [Ed. note: See review in the forthcoming May/June 2017 issue of Afterimage]

Listening to Images, by Tina M. Campt. Duke University Press/140 pp./$23.95 (sb).

The Man Who Walked in Color, by Georges Didi-Huberman. Univocal/82 pp./$22.95 (sb).

Photography and Collaboration: From Conceptual Art to Crowdsourcing, by Daniel Palmer. Bloomsbury Academic/219 pp./$26.95 (sb).

Picturing Childhood: Youth in Transnational Comics, edited by Mark Heimermann and Brittany Tullis. University of Texas Press/264 pp./$27.95 (sb).

Queer Game Studies, edited by Bonnie Ruberg and Adrienne Shaw. University of Minnesota Press/295 pp./$27.00 (sb).

Rebellious Bodies: Stardom, Citizenship, and the New Body Politics, by Russell Meeuf. University of Texas Press/237 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Representing Ethnicity in Contemporary French Visual Culture, by Joseph McGonagle. Manchester University Press/261 pp./$110.00 (hb).

South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s, by Kellie Jones. Duke University Press/396 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Taking Up McLuhan’s Cause: Perspectives on Media and Formal Causality, edited by Corey Anton, Robert K. Logan, and Lance Strate. Intellect/287 pp./$100.00 (hb).

Utopian Television: Rossellini, Watkins, and Godard Beyond Cinema, by Michael Cramer. University of Minnesota Press/276 pp./$30.00 (sb).

The Work of Art in the Age of Deindustrialization, by Jasper Bernes. Stanford University Press/231 pp./$65.00 (hb).


Albino, by Ana Palacios. Editorial Tenov/107 pp./$32.00 (hb).

Communist Posters, edited by Mary Ginsberg. Reaktion Books/407 pp./$55.00 (hb).

Eddie Adams: Bigger than the Frame, with text by Don Carleton. University of Texas Press/354 pp./$60.00 (hb).

Either Limits or Contradictions, by Nick Meyer. Daylight Books/191 pp./$50.00 (sb).

In the Fields of the North/En los campos del norte, by David Bacon. El Colegio de la Frontera Norte in association with University of California Press/449 pp./$34.95 (sb).


Begin to See: The Photographers of Black Mountain College, by Julie J. Thomson. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, Asheville, NC, Jan. 20–May 20, 2017. Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center/86 pp./$20.00 (sb).

James Welling: Metamorphosis, edited by Heike Eipeldauer and Martin Germann, with an interview by Hal Foster. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at SMAK, Ghent, Belgium, Jan. 28–April 16, 2017 and Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien, Vienna, May 5–July 16, 2017. Prestel in association with SMAK and Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien/187 pp./$60.00 (hb).

Nick Cave: Until, with texts by Denise Markonish, et al. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts, Oct. 15, 2016–Aug. 31, 2017; and Carriageworks, Sydney, 2018. DelMonico Books/Prestel in association with MASS MoCA/197 pp./$49.95 (hb).

Thomas Annan: Photographer of Glasgow, by Amanda Maddox and Sara Stevenson. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, May 23–Aug. 13, 2017. J. Paul Getty Museum/203 pp./$49.95 (hb).

We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women 1965–85 / A Sourcebook, edited by Catherine Morris and Rujeko Hockley. Published in conjunction with the exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 at the Brooklyn Museum, New York, April 21–Sept. 17, 2017; California African American Museum, Los Angeles, California, Oct. 13, 2017–Jan. 14, 2018; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, Feb. 17–May 27, 2018; and the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, June 26–Sept. 30 2018. Brooklyn Museum/319 pp./$24.95 (sb).

Zhang Peili: Record. Repeat., by Orianna Cacchione, et al. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Art Institute of Chicago, March 30–July 9, 2017. Art Institute of Chicago/96 pp./$25.00 (hb).

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