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Virilio and Visual Culture

Author
edited by John Armitage and Ryan Bishop
Publisher / Label
Edinburgh University Press
Country
UK
Language
English
Publication year
2013
Type of publication
Book
Number of pages
252
ISBN
9780748654444

Index

Contents

Acknowledgements   vii
List of Figures   viii
Contributors   x

1.  Aesthetics, Vision and Speed: An Introduction to 
    Virilio and Visual Culture   1 
    John Armitage and Ryan Bishop

2.  The Illusions of Zero Time   28 
    Paul Virilio

3.  Towards a New Ecology of Time   37 
   Joy Garnett

4.  Strangers to the Stars: Abstraction, Aeriality, Aspect 
    Perception   46 
    John Beck

5.  Desert Wars: Virilio and the Limits of ‘Genuine 
    Knowledge’   69 
    Caren Kaplan

6.  Light Weapons/Darkroom Shadows: Photography, 
    Cinema, War   86 
    John W. P. Phillips

7.  History in the ‘Mise en Abyme of the Body’: Ranbir 
    Kaleka and the ‘Art of Auschwitz’ after Virilio   102
    Tania Roy

8.  Spectres of Perception, or the Illusion of Having 
    the Time to See: The Geopolitics of Objects,
    Apprehension and Movement in Bashir Makhoul’s 
    Enter Ghost, Exit Ghost   128
    Ryan Bishop

9.  The Event   150 
    Jordan Crandall

10. The Face of the Figureless: Aesthetics, Sacred 
    Humanism and the Accident of Art   156 
    John Armitage

11. What We Do is Secrete: On Virilio, Planetarity and 
    Data Visualisation   180 
    Benjamin H. Bratton

12. Relics of Acceleration: A Field Guide   207 
    Gair Dunlop

13. The Production of the Present   227 
    lan James

    Index   242