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Vilém Flusser

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780816691272

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816691272.001.0001

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The Gesture of Photographing

The Gesture of Photographing

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(p.72) The Gesture of Photographing
Source:
Gestures
Author(s):

Vilém Flusser

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816691272.003.0009

Analyzing the act of photographing from the standpoint of the photographer, the subject of the photography, and someone observing the scene, Flusser concludes that photographing can be identified with the Greek idea of theoria, that it is a way of philosophizing.

Keywords:   Phenomenology, Consciousness, Gesture, Affect, Post-historical, Research, Theory and practice, freedom, science and art, subject and object

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