Who is in the group?
Cemal, Mia, Felix, Andreas, Sonia
Group 1: What is the apparatus? author and apparatus as one organism? Consciousness of the apparatus (tool to create images) a) the apparatus being consicous b) we being conscious of the apparatus Lacanian Gaze Gilles Deleuze Michel Foucault: -This is not a Pipe https://monoskop.org/images/9/99/Foucault_Michel_This_Is_Not_a_Pipe.pdf
-The Fright of Real Tears: Krzysztof Kieślowski Between Theory and Post-Theory https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Fright_of_Real_Tears
(Indexicality - C.S. Peirce, Noam Chomsky - semiotics of photography and film.) (Talk by Isabelle Graw and Benjamin Buchloh on different theories of indexicality (de and en) https://www.textezurkunst.de/99/lost-traces-life/)
CORE BOOKS ON PHOTOGRAPHY: John Berger: -Ways of Seeing: http://waysofseeingwaysofseeing.com/ -Understanding a photograph: http://classes.dma.ucla.edu/Winter16/8/Berger.pdf Jeff Wall: Conceptual, Postconceptual, Nonconceptual: Photography and the Depictive Arts https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/667420?seq=4#metadata_info_tab_contents -Hito Steyerl
Joanna Zylinska: Nonhuman Photography - https://research.gold.ac.uk/20871/1/MED_Zylinska_2015c.pdf (intro) https://www.nonhuman.photography/
Light and Photomedia: A New History and Future of the Photographic Image - Jai McKenzie
Vilem Flusser: Apparatus Theory - which texts fit into this domain? - Flusser: http://cmuems.com/excap/readings/flusser-towards-a-philosophy-of-photography.pdf
What is an Apparatus? - Georgio Agamben - https://soundenvironments.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/agamben-what-is-and-apparatus.pdf
Burden of Representation
Mark Poster: Foucault and Databases
Robert Shore: Post-Photography: The Artist With a Camera - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Post-Photography-Artist-Camera-Elephant-Books/dp/1780672284
IMAGES "WITHOUT AN AUTHOR" On AI as artist (not sure if relevant, still need to read it), Sean Dorrance Kelly (Harvard): https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612913/a-philosopher-argues-that-an-ai-can-never-be-an-artist/
What are the core interests of the group?
Texts as a starting point
- Vilem Flusser: Towards the Pholosophy of Photography
- Additional reading: Giorgio Agamben: What is the Apparatus?