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In this refiguring of the traditional story of photography’s origins, Batchen examines the output of the various nominees for “first photographer, ” then incorporates this information into a mode of historical criticism informed by the work of Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Thomas Boyer rated it it was amazing Nov 30, Aug 01, Holly rated it it was amazing.

Burning with Desire: The Conception of Photography by Geoffrey Batchen

Jan 08, Analu rated it really liked it. It is an interesting book geoffrej you are very btachen in the history of photography. The compliant ubiquity of this photographic field is such that it is indistinguishable from those institutions or discourses that choose to make use of it.

Issa rated it really liked it Jun 20, This is where the current state of play is in regard to contemporary thought on photography. Books by Geoffrey Batchen. Taisei Muramatsu rated it it was amazing Feb 07, Hence it follows that photography has no coherent or unified history of its own other than as a selective documentation of its various uses and effects. Enjoyed this book quite a lot. The Conception of Photography, by Geoffrey Batchen “Four Hundred years of European science has compressed the expansion of the original spirit of our people.


In an letter to his partner Nicephore Niepce, Louis Daguerre wrote, “I am burning with desire to see your experiments from nature.

It does not discuss the importance of who invented what first but rather who was moving in what direction in order to invent photography and why it was happening. Open Preview See a Problem?

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For this reason, the new ideas which are circulating in contemporary thinking must serve us only as short-term loans or reference points for the affirmation of our own values.

However, I’m not sure I would be able to geovfrey this It is an interesting book if you are very interested in the history of photography.

Burning with Desire: The Conception of Photography

Lists with This Book. Photography is, he says, better regarded as a dispersed and dynamic field of technologies, practices and images. Cliff rated it it was amazing May 26, Refresh and try again. Its status as a technology varies with the power dseos which invest it.

Jun 26, Line rated it liked it Shelves: Preview — Burning with Desire by Geoffrey Batchen. Dan Cotting rated it liked it Dec 24, A history of police photography could not, for example, be separated from a history of the practices and institutions of criminology and the justice system.


Michael rated it did not like it Feb 24, geoffeey To ask other readers questions about Burning with Desireplease sign up. Lauralouise rated it really liked it Sep 26, Josh Jalbert eh it liked it Sep 07, Recent accounts of photography’s identity tend to divide between the postmodern view that all identity is determined by context and a formalist effort to define the fundamental characteristics of batchwn as a medium.

Its nature as a practice depends on the institutions and agents which define it and set it to work. However, I’m not sure I would be able to finish this book if it hadn’t been compulsory for my university course.

Jul 08, s2artM rated it it was amazing Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Again, this is the history-of-photography I wish I had gotten in undergrad Goodreads Debut Author 2 18 Apr 22, Perrin rated it it was amazing Jun 07, From Burning with Desire: Why did society demand for the photographic image?

Apr 11, Chad rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Paperbackpages. Interesting ideas but presented in a very laboured academic manner. Trivia About Burning with Desi Dave rated it liked it May 27, This book took patience, to say the least.