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[Seminar] “Montage and Madness: Aby Warburg to A Beautiful Mind"

by Professor W. J. T. Mitchell, Professor of English and Art History, University of Chicago, USA

Date                  16 June 2014
Time                  5:00pm-6:30pm
Venue                AG434
Medium             English

One of the central “image operations” in the practice of forensics, criminology, surveillance and targeting operations, and art history is the Bilderatlas, the structured array of images that allows a comprehensive overview of a situation.  This lecture explores that intermediate zone of knowledge with examples from spy thrillers, science fiction, and art historical practices inspired by the iconology of Aby Warburg.

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