內容簡介 These essays address the epistemological, aesthetic and political implications of scale in both scholarly and artistic work. From the mass image in vernacular culture to transformations of photography in contexts of big data and artificial intelligence, they explore the massification of photography.
作者介紹 Tomás Dvořák is Assistant Professor in the Department of Photography at FAMU in Prague. He studied philosophy, art history, media studies and sociology at Charles University in Prague and The Graduate Center, City University of New York. His research focuses on philosophy and history of media and philosophy and history of science, and the interrelations between these fields, especially media archaeology of science and knowledge. He has authored or co-authored a number of books in Czech: Epistemology of (New) Media(NAMU 2018), Photography, Sculpture, Object(NAMU 2017), Temporality of (New) Media (NAMU 2016), Contemporary Approaches in Historical Epistemology (Filosofia 2013), Chapters from the History and Theory of Media (AVU 2010), and Waste Management: Texts, Images and Sounds of Recent History (Filosofia 2009). Jussi Parikka is Professor of Technological Culture & Aesthetics at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. He is also Visiting Professor at FAMU at the Academy of Performing Arts, Prague where he leads the project Operational Images and Visual Culture. He is the series co-editor with Ryan Bishop for Technicities (Edinburgh University Press). His co-edited volume Photography off the Scale (2021) was also published by Edinburgh University Press. Parikka is the research director for the project Operative Images (2019-2023), funded by Czech Science Academy.