It’s dangerous to premise a definition, let alone a new theoretical approach, by outlining what it is not. And yet author François Laruelle could. The Concept of Non-Photography. François Laruelle Published by Sequence/ Urbanomic Second revised edition Bilingual (English/French) edition. The Concept of Non-Photography has 31 ratings and 4 reviews. Marc said: A good little Laruelle, between Philosophy 4 and the most recent developments. Su .

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We can get together and laugh about it. Luize Sila rated it liked it Dec 23, Let non-photofraphy make it clear. Empire of the Sun Stuart Krimko. For example, In Junea line of powerful storm caused a mass power outage, causing Instagram servers to go offline for several days.

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He currently directs an international organisation dedicated to furthering the cause of non-philosophy, the Organisation Non-Philosophique Internationale. Breeding Ground Amy Thielen. Claire tje it it was amazing Sep 25, Need to re-read it. Open Preview See a Problem?

Laruelle has less to say on something like, say, a low res digital thumbnail, asserting its pixels like some undeveloped or primordial being under a microscope. Tough Luck Tyler Reinhard. Ricardo De Lima rated it liked it Dec 27, llaruelle At the very least, we need to understand how, and perhaps why, photography laruell beginning to fail its ultimate philosophical obligations in the encounter with its own networked and digital self, in the fractalogical mirror of Instagram.


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Instagram as Non-Photography

Alex rated it really liked it Sep 04, For Laruelle, the autonomous and pure force of vision that coils out of the photographic stance may initially depend on a perception of the World, but soon after and with the help of the science behind photography, it becomes more independently concrete than a mere visualization by the photographer or the camera.

This splitting he says, which purports to allow the thinker or photograph taker to be objective, does not exist. Months later, they meet again. Taking pictures with Instagram is not a matter of grabbing a camera and accessing the World directly through an instrument but a process in which, before taking a picture, users have to reorient their attention away from the world and enter into another dimension with a specific logic of latuelle own. Making Kin in the Chthulucene.

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We feel touched by an unshakable germ, invaded by a blood-sucker, afflicted by a social cancer, drained of the plump vitality of life and the amazing liberty of choices, and transformed into a cynical, depressed shrivel. P rated it it was amazing Dec 15, Polity, I read tue times the first time. Kf rising tide of social media photography and in particular Instagram is automatically achieving what otherwise would take volumes of arguments against the dominant theory and practice of photography.


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But like a fractal, xoncept part of this one photograph contains the possibilities of All Photography in-its-entirety. Stuart Argabright Interviewed by Chris Hontos. Larielle bilingual, this small volume is perhaps not the best introduction to his work – but “Principles of non-philosophy” is currently being translated – and the adaptation of the monstrously complex “Non-standard philosophy” is still a hord job to be done.

Instagram is essentially non-photographic because it is a technological transformation of photography into a pure attentional form based on a complex and interrelated calculative logic derived from computer science.

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