Seeing Self: Edvard Munch, Photography and Moving Images.
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- Bent Fausing Seeing Self. Edvard Munch and photography and moving images.
Accepted author manuscript, 1.39 MB, Word document
It is probably lesser known that Edvard Much was a very gifted photographer, too, experimenting with double-exposures, new angels, excessive cropping and new ways of seeing. I think his photographs make more impression than his other works, to me at least with all due respect to all his other works. He also made thoughts about this – at that time – new medium, ideas in line with another multimedia artist, August Strindberg. This approach is summarized by Aaron Siskind in this way: “Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything...” Munch wanted to remake the emotion, the touch tangible, and the unseen seen through the photographic image. And he did!
|Title of host publication||Seeing Self|
|Editors||Mads Julius Elf|
|Number of pages||10|
|Place of Publication||Copenhagen|
|Publication status||In preparation - 3 Jun 2020|
- Faculty of Humanities - photography, moving images, visual communications, Edvard Munch, big city, form, aesthetics, modernism, media, experiment, selfie, self, expressions, feeling, affect, visual aestehtics, visual culture