Media Received, Afterimage Vol. 45, No. 4


4 Saints in 3 Acts: A Snapshot of the American Avant-Garde in the 1930s, edited by Patricia Allmer and John Sears. Manchester University Press in collaboration with the Photographers’ Gallery/166 pp./$34.95 (sb).

Aerial Aftermaths: Wartime from Above, by Caren Kaplan. Duke University Press/298 pp./$27.95 (sb).

All About Process: The Theory and Discourse of Modern Artistic Labor, by Kim Grant. Pennsylvania State University Press/283 pp./$32.95 (sb).

Antisocial Media: Anxious Labor in the Digital Economy, by Greg Goldberg. New York University Press/209 pp./$27.00 (sb).

Archiveology: Walter Benjamin and Archival Film Practices, by Catherine Russell. Duke University Press/269 pp./$25.95 (sb).

Art for Animals: Visual Culture and Animal Advocacy, 1870–1914, by J. Keri Cronin. Pennsylvania State University Press/247 pp./$94.95 (hb).

A Capsule Aesthetic: Feminist Materialisms in New Media Art, by Kate Mondloch. University of Minnesota Press/151 pp./$27.00 (sb).

Cineaste on Film Criticism, Programming, and Preservation in the New Millennium, edited by Cynthia Lucia and Rahul Hamid. University of Texas Press/380 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Comic Book Film Style: Cinema at 24 Panels per Second, by Dru Jeffries. University of Texas Press/259 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Comic Book Movies, by Blair Davis. Rutgers University Press/138 pp./$17.95 (sb).

Counterpoints: Dialogues between Music and the Visual Arts, by Philippe Junod. Reaktion Books/317 pp./$50.00 (hb).

Deconstruction Machines: Writing in the Age of Cyberwar, by Justin Joque. University of Minnesota Press/248 pp./$27.00 (sb).

Disability Media Studies, edited by Elizabeth Ellcessor and Bill Kirkpatrick. New York University Press/433 pp./$35.00 (sb).

Double Visions, Double Fictions: The Doppelgänger in Japanese Film and Literature, by Baryon Tensor Posadas. University of Minnesota Press/253 pp./$27.00 (sb).

Experimental Beijing: Gender and Globalization in Chinese Contemporary Art, by Sasha Su-Ling Welland. Duke University Press/337 pp./$27.95 (sb).

Going Viral: Zombies, Viruses, and the End of the World, by Dahlia Schweitzer. Rutgers University Press/238 pp./$27.95 (sb).

Inadvertent Images: A History of Photographic Apparitions, by Peter Geimer. University of Chicago Press/234 pp./$55.00 (hb).

Interpreting Anime, by Christopher Bolton. University of Minnesota Press/322 pp./$24.00 (sb).

Life in the Age of Drone Warfare, edited by Lisa Parks and Caren Kaplan. Duke University Press/440 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958–1977, by Joshua Glick. University of California Press/277 pp./$34.95 (sb).

Making Sense: Cognition, Computing, Art, and Embodiment, by Simon Penny. MIT Press/498 pp./$42.00 (hb).

Migration into Art: Transcultural Identities and Art-Making in a Globalised World, by Anne Ring Petersen. Manchester University Press/234 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Misinformation and Mass Audiences, edited by Brian G. Southwell, Emily A. Thorson, and Laura Sheble. University of Texas Press/307 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Modern Art in the Arab World: Primary Documents, edited by Anneka Lenssen, Sarah Rogers, and Nada Shabout. Museum of Modern Art/462 pp./$40.00 (sb).

Monitoring the Movies: The Fight over Film Censorship in Early Twentieth-Century Urban America, by Jennifer Fronc. University of Texas Press/202 pp./$29.95 (sb).

More Than Meets the Eye: Special Effects and the Fantastic Transmedia Franchise, by Bob Rehak. New York University Press/232 pp./$28.00 (sb).

Movement, Action, Image, Montage: Sergei Eisenstein and the Cinema in Crisis, by Luka Arsenjuk. University of Minnesota Press/249 pp./$27.00 (sb).

Nazi Exhibition Design and Modernism, by Michael Tymkiw. University of Minnesota Press/298 pp./$35.00 (sb).

Open Space New Media Documentary: A Toolkit for Theory and Practice, by Patricia R. Zimmermann and Helen De Michiel. Routledge/119 pp./$70.00 (hb).

Photography in India: From Archives to Contemporary Practice, edited by Aileen Blaney and Chinar Shah. Bloomsbury Academic/233 pp./$114.00 (hb).

Picturing the Family: Media, Narrative, Memory, edited by Silke Arnold-De Simine and Joanne Leal. Bloomsbury Academic/228 pp./$114.00 (hb).

Portraits in the Andes: Photography and Agency, 1900–1950, by Jorge Coronado. University of Pittsburgh Press/232 pp./$28.95 (sb).

Public Images: Celebrity, Photojournalism, and the Making of the Tabloid Press, by Ryan Linkof. Bloomsbury Academic/241 pp./$114.00 (hb).

Public Privates: Feminist Geographies of Mediated Spaces, by Marcia R. England. University of Nebraska Press/189 pp./$30.00 (sb).

Screening Stephen King: Adaptation and the Horror Genre in Film and Television, by Simon Brown. University of Texas Press/226 pp./$29.95 (sb).

A Short History of Film, Third Edition, by Wheeler Winston Dixon and Gwendolyn Audrey Foster. Rutgers University Press/465 pp./$32.95 (sb).

Sisters in the Life: A History of Out African American Lesbian Media-Making, edited by Yvonne Welbon and Alexandra Juhasz. Duke University Press/276 pp./$26.95 (sb).

Struggling for Ordinary: Media and Transgender Belonging in Everyday Life, by Andre Cavalcante. New York University Press/221 pp./$27.00 (sb).

Talking to Action: Art, Pedagogy, and Activism in the Americas, edited by Bill Kelley, Jr., with Rebecca Zamora. School of the Art Institute of Chicago/181 pp./$20.00 (sb).

Through the Crosshairs: War, Visual Culture, and the Weaponized Gaze, by Roger Stahl. Rutgers University Press/211 pp./$27.95 (sb).

Topoi/Graphein: Mapping the Middle in Spatial Thought, by Christian Abrahamsson. University of Nebraska Press/163 pp./$30.00 (sb).

Tropical Travels: Brazilian Popular Performance, Transnational Encounters, and the Construction of Race, by Lisa Shaw. University of Texas Press/233 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Under Surveillance: Being Watched in Modern America, by Randolph Lewis. University of Texas Press/267 pp./$27.95 (hb).

The Undocumented Everyday: Migrant Lives and the Politics of Visibility, by Rebecca M. Schreiber. University of Minnesota Press/370 pp./$30.00 (sb).

Unpacking My Library: Artists and Their Books, edited by Jo Steffens and Matthias Neumann. Yale University Press/166 pp./$20.00 (hb).

The Warsaw Ghetto in American Art and Culture, by Samantha Baskind. Pennsylvania State University Press/309 pp./$44.95 (hb).

What is Information?, by Peter Janich. University of Minnesota Press/187 pp./$25.00 (sb).

When Artists Curate: Contemporary Art and the Exhibition as Medium, by Alison Green. Reaktion Books/295 pp./$29.00 (sb).

Where No Black Woman Has Gone Before: Subversive Portrayals in Speculative Film and TV, by Diana Adesola Mafe. University of Texas Press/173 pp./$27.95 (sb).

Why Art Photography, Second Edition, by Lucy Soutter. Routledge/171 pp./$39.95 (sb).


The Black Trilogy, photographs by Ralph Gibson; text by Gilles Mora. University of Texas Press/197 pp./$40.00 (sb).

The Catherwood Project: Incidents of Visual Reconstructions and Other Matters, photographs by Leandro Katz; text by Jesse Lerner. University of New Mexico Press/126 pp./$45.00 (sb).

The Filmmaker’s View: 100 Years of ARRI, edited by ARRI AG. Hirmer Verlag/263 pp./$55.00 (hb).

Into the Great White Sands, photographs by Craig Varjabedian. University of New Mexico Press/119 pp./$39.95 (hb).

Mark Dion: Misadventures of a 21st-Century Naturalist, by Ruth Erickson. Yale University Press in association with the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston/215 pp./$50.00 (hb).

The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand, texts by Geoff Dyer. University of Texas Press/239 pp./$60.00 (hb).


Paper Promises: Early American Photography, by Mazie M. Harris. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, Feb. 27–May 27, 2018. J. Paul Getty Museum/223 pp./$49.95 (hb).

Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect, by Antonio Sergio Bessa and Jessamyn Fiore. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, Nov. 8, 2017–April 8, 2018; Jeu de Paume, Paris, June 4–Sept. 23, 2018; Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia, March 1–Aug. 4, 2019; and the Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, Sept. 12–Dec. 15, 2019. Yale University Press in association with the Bronx Museum of the Arts/169 pp./$45.00 (hb).

The Matter of Photography in the Americas, by Natalia Brizuela and Jodi Roberts. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, Stanford, California, Feb. 7–April 30, 2018. Stanford University Press in association with the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University/231 pp./$40.00 (hb).

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