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Visual explorations of the world : selected papers from the International Conference on Visual Communication / Martin Taureg, Jay Ruby (editors).

By: Tuareg, Martin
Contributor(s): Ruby, Jay | International Conference on Visual Communication (1985: Philadelphia) | University of Pennsylvania. Annenberg School of Communications
Language: English Publisher: Aachen : Herodot im Rader Verlag, 1987.Description: [iv], 344p. : ill., photos. ; 23.5cm.ISBN: 3922868797
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Includes bibl. references. - Selected papers from the International Conference on Visual Communication, June 1985, sponsored by the Annenberg School of Communications of the University of Pennsylvania. - Contents: Good films from bad rules: the ethics of naming in Frederick Wiseman's "Welfare" / T. Benson, C. Anderson; Fiction as truth / G. Custen; "Seventeen" / D.H. Hoover; The right of privacy: intrusion of "objectionable" images on viewer's t.v. newscasts / V.E. Limberg; The camera as weapon, voyeur and witness: photography of the Holocaust as historical evidence / S. Milton; British visions of American colonies as an animal / L.C. Olson; The Berliner Illustrirte, Vogue and Vu: pictorial magazines in Europe before World War II / S.S. Phillips; Billionaires, bombers and belly dancers: the TV Arab / J.G. Shaheen; Viewing the "other": representations of the Third World savage in contemporary American cinema / C. Springer; Great artist fly on the wall: the Griersonian accommodation and its destruction? / B. Winston; Ethnographic fiction as "data of" and "data about" culture: George Rouquier's "Farrabique" / R. Aibel; The generation of primary photographic data in ethnographic fieldwork / V. Caldarola; The sacred and the profane in Rouquier's ethnographic fiction / D. Fredericksen; History and ethnographic method in visual communication research / M. Griffin; Filming the vanished race / S.A. Krouse; The indigenous languages of video and TV in Central Australia / Eric Michaels; The function and meaning of visual form in religious structures / D. Sidener; Fine art photography / D. Schwartz; Sleeping beauties: on the use of ethnographic photographs, 1880-1929 / R. Steiger, M. Taureg.