Screening Economies

Money Matters and the Ethics of Representation

The relationship between economy, finance and society has become opaque. Quantum leaps in complexity and scale have turned this deeply interdependent web of relations into an area of incomprehensible abstraction. And while the economization of life has come under widespread critique, inquiry into the political potential of representational praxis is more crucial than ever. This volume explores ethical, aesthetic and ideological dimensions of economic representation, redressing essential questions: What are the roles of mass and new media? How do the arts contribute to critical discourse on the global techno-economic complex? Collectively, the contributions bring theoretical debate and artistic intervention into a rich exchange that includes but also exceeds the conventions of academic scholarship.

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2018-10-17, 192 pages
ISBN: 978-3-8376-4527-9

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Book title
Screening Economies Money Matters and the Ethics of Representation
Publisher
transcript Verlag
Pages
192
Features
kart.
ISBN
978-3-8376-4527-9
DOI
Commodity Group
1510
BIC-Code
JFC JFD AFKV
BISAC-Code
SOC022000 SOC052000 ART057000
THEMA-Code
JBCC JBCT AFKV
Release date
2018-10-17
Edition
1
Topics
Kultur, Medien, Wirtschaft
Readership
Cultural Studies, Media Studies, Sociology, Literary Studies, Art Theory
Keywords/Tags
Economy, Techno-Economy, Finance, Media Representation, Mass Media, New Media, Culture, Media, Cultural Studies, Media Aesthetics, Media Art, Cultural History

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