Friday, 15 November 2013
Featured eBooks: Creative Arts
Digital Encounters by Aylish Wood
Taylor and Francis, 2012
Encounters is a cross media study of ing images in animation, cinema, games, and installation art.In a world increasingly marked by proliferating technologies, the way we encounter and understand these story-worlds, game spaces and art works reveals aspects of the ways in which we organize and decode the vast amount of visual material we are bombarded with each day. mov
Self-Representation and Digital Culture by Nancy Thumim
Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
Taking a close look at ordinary people 'telling their own story', Nancy Thumim explores self-representations in contemporary digital culture in settings as diverse as reality TV, online storytelling, and oral histories displayed in museums. This highly original research examines how contradictory and widely different politics inform and shape examples of 'speaking for oneself'.