Reflect / Refract is a compilation of essays on art criticism relating to photography in Singapore. A range of concerns are addressed, such as the need to rethink art criticism in light of the growing pluralism that characterises contemporary digital culture, the politics of representation, visual performativity and fiction, documentation and documentary, etc. It also features visual essays that highlight current themes in photographic practice, including its role in documenting transient art forms and the emerging trend of nostalgia.
Alternative title

Reflect / Refract Issue #01

Access level

Onsite

Location code REF.OBJ
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

2013

No of pages

112

ISBN / ISSN

9789810757304

No of copies

2

Content type

anthology

Chapter headings
I've never done it before, but I've read about it in books: art criticism in the age of digital culture - LEE Wengchoy, 李永財
Zhao Renhui's Frame of Fiction - YEO Weiwei
Blindspot — Imaging People in Photographs - Bridget Tracy TAN
At the Limits of Exposure: The Photography of Ang Song Nian - May Ee WONG
An Image of Disappearance: The future of Armenian Street according to Chua Aik Boon - Justin LOKE
Yesterday Once More: Nostalgia and Photography in Singapore - Charmaine TOH
The Non-Affirmative: Jason Wee, Photography, Scopophobia - Louis HO
Save me, take me with you — tomorrow I'll be gone! - Zaki RAZAK
Reflect / Refract: Essays on Photography in Singapore
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