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Beyond the image machine : a history of visual technologies, David Tomas

Label
Beyond the image machine : a history of visual technologies
Title
Beyond the image machine
Title remainder
a history of visual technologies
Statement of responsibility
David Tomas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Beyond the Image Machine: A History of Visual Technologies is an eloquent and stimulating argument for an alternative history of scientific and technological imaging systems. It explores the ways in which the technological medium through which a piece of visual art is rendered contributes significantly to the experience of the human looking at it. Through a series of studies of individual art works, David Tomas gives a fascinating and wholly original account of the relationship between visual technology and human sensory perception. Illustrated throughout, the book draws on a range of hitherto
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tomas, David
Dewey number
006.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QA76.575
LC item number
.T56 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Technologies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Multimedia systems
  • Information storage and retrieval systems
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • Information storage and retrieval systems
  • Multimedia systems
  • Waarneming
  • Technologie
  • Visuele middelen
  • Histoire
  • Multimédia
  • Perception sensorielle
  • Représentation visuelle
  • Système de formation d'image
Label
Beyond the image machine : a history of visual technologies, David Tomas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction; Part 1: Thresholds Between Media and History; Chapter 1 Pictures of the New and the Materialization of Vision from the Age of Discovery to the Era of the Posthuman; Part 2: Reinventing Media Histories; Chapter 2 The Materialization of Sentience: The Dynamo and the Virgin; Chapter 3 The Incubator: Nipce's Heliographic Imprint of 1826; Chapter 4 Reimagining the Computer's Origins: Mechanical Drawing and Charles Babbage's Calculating Engines; Chapter 5 Alternate Models of the Virtual: Optical Thresholds in Camera Lucidas and Head-mounted Displays
  • Chapter 6 Beyond the Cyborg: Antonio Panizzi's 1852 Diagram for a Circular Reading Room at the British MuseumPart 3: Future Histories; Chapter 7 Unorthodox Time Machines: Images and Instruments across Space, Time and History; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z
Control code
290569703
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 231 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611298784
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781441187659
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)290569703
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Beyond the image machine : a history of visual technologies, David Tomas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction; Part 1: Thresholds Between Media and History; Chapter 1 Pictures of the New and the Materialization of Vision from the Age of Discovery to the Era of the Posthuman; Part 2: Reinventing Media Histories; Chapter 2 The Materialization of Sentience: The Dynamo and the Virgin; Chapter 3 The Incubator: Nipce's Heliographic Imprint of 1826; Chapter 4 Reimagining the Computer's Origins: Mechanical Drawing and Charles Babbage's Calculating Engines; Chapter 5 Alternate Models of the Virtual: Optical Thresholds in Camera Lucidas and Head-mounted Displays
  • Chapter 6 Beyond the Cyborg: Antonio Panizzi's 1852 Diagram for a Circular Reading Room at the British MuseumPart 3: Future Histories; Chapter 7 Unorthodox Time Machines: Images and Instruments across Space, Time and History; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z
Control code
290569703
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 231 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611298784
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781441187659
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)290569703
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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