SQUIERS, Carol, ed.
Title: Over Exposed : Essays on Contemporary Photography. Paperback.
Publisher:  New Press, New York, 1999, ISBN:1565845226
Seller ID: 109888
SQUIERS, Carol, (ed.). Over Exposed : Essays on Contemporary Photography. Edited by Carol Squiers. New York: The New Press, (1999). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (6),1-330. 8vo, illustrated reddish card covers with black spine, pale blue lettering to front cover and spine. "In recent years, photographic images have been blamed from everything from heroin chic and meaningless politics to women's distorted body images and the death of Princess Diana. In 'Over Exposed', a group of distinguished photographers, critics, and cultural historians examine the many roles of photography in contemporary western culture, covering questions about representation, sexual politics, public policy, and cultural activism." - from rear. Contents: Geoffrey Batchen's "Ectoplasm: Photography in the Digital Age"; Deborah Bright's "Mirrorsand Window Shoppers: Lesbians, Photography, and the Politics of Visibility "; Victor Burgin's "Newton's Gravity"; Rosalyn Deutsche's "Krsyztof Wodiczko's Homeless Projection and the Site of Urban Revitalization"; Timothy Druckrey's "Instability and Dispersion"; Jan Zita Grover's "OI: Opportunistic Identification, Open Identification in PWA Portraiture"; Andy Grundberg's "On the Dissecting Table: The Unnatural Coupling of Surrealism and Photography"; Theresa Harlan's "Adjusting the Focus for an Indigenous Presence"; Silvia Kolbowski's "Playing with Dolls"; Rosalind Krauss's "A Note on Photography and the Simulacral"; Kobena Mercer's "Mortal Coil: Eros and Diaspora in the Photographs of Rotimi Fani-Kayode"; Christian Metz's "Photography and Fetish"; Kathy Myers's "Selling Green"; Griselda Pollock's "Missing Women: Rethinking Early Thoughts on Images of Women"; Abigail Solomon-Godeau's "Living with Contradictions: Critical Practices in the Age of Supply-Side Aesthetics"; Carol Squiers's "Class Struggle: The Invention of Paparazzi Photography and Death of Diana, Princess of Wales"; and Carole S. Vance's "The Pleasures of Looking: The Attorney General's Commission on Pornography versus Visual Images". With errata sheet laid in. Very good. 30.00