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Each Wild Idea: Writing, Photography, History

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In Each Wild Idea, Geoffrey Batchen explores a wide range of photographic subjects, from the timing of the medium's invention to the various implications of cyberculture. Along the way, he reflects on contemporary art photography, the role of the vernacular in photography's history, and the Australianness of Australian photography.The essays all focus on a consideration of ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published February 22nd 2002 by Mit Press (first published February 8th 2001)
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Dec 04, 2007 Jason rated it liked it
Prof. Batchen was on my honor's committee in college so i have to put a good rating on here. Actually, it is really intersting and i recommend this to anyone interested in the history and applicatino of photography.
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