'Digital and data technologies are actively transforming the archives of contemporary warfare. Bringing together a range of scholarly perspectives and artistic practices, (W)ARCHIVES investigates digital archiving as an integral technology of warfare and how artists respond to these changes. Throughout the book, the (w)archive emerges as a term to grasp the extended materiality of war today, wherein digital archiving intersects with images, bodies, senses, infrastructures, environments, memories, and emotions. The essays explore how this new digital materiality of war reconfigures the archival impulses that have shaped artistic practices over the last decades, and how archives can be mobilized to articulate political demands, conjure new forms of evidence, and make palpable the experience of living with war.' - excerpted from the book back

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Onsite

Location code REF.AGD
Language

English

Keyword

digital archivearchivingwar

Publication/Creation date

2020

No of pages

416

ISBN / ISSN

9783956794568

No of copies

1

Content type

anthology

(W)ARCHIVES: Archival Imaginaries, War, and Contemporary Art
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