Monday, 6 February 2012

Beyond Representation: Registration Now Open

Beyond Representation:
Photography, Humans & Computers


Registration is now open for this international conference, to be held on 24—25 May 2012 at the Centre for Media & Culture Research, London South Bank University, in association with the journal Philosophy of Photography.

Early Bird Rate (available until 31 March 2012): £150/£75 concessions
Download the booking form (Word)


There is a pressing need to reframe photographic theory to account for the radical reorientation of image production brought about by computer networks. In a world where air-conditioned server-farms create the real landscape, and where reality is augmented on screens, what do these organizational systems tell us about the ways images operate in network ecologies? As images circulate in the network, acquiring new contexts at each instance, how are we to approach the ontologies of the digital image?