ISSN: 20403682
First published in 2010
2 issues per volume
Volume 7 Issue 1-2
Cover Date: October 2016
What is twenty-first-century photography?
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Authors:  Daniel Rubinstein 
DOI: 10.1386/pop.7.1-2.155_1

representation,algorithm,digital ethics,undecidability,fuzzy logic,Information age

In the twentieth-century photography was the de-facto face of representation, as the visual arm of an industrial society that thought to reproduce the world as commodity for the consumption by individuals. However, in the twenty-first century this logic of mechanical reproduction is augmented by the (fuzzy) logic of algorithmic processing, which does not require individuals and commodities for its operation, but converts both to packets of data. The task of photography today is not to represent the world as an image, but to explore the conditions that make something like an ‘image’ possible.
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