COMMERCIAL FANTASIES: UNPACKING THE SCREEN IN ADVERTISING //

COMMERCIAL FANTASIES: UNPACKING THE SCREEN IN ADVERTISING //

FORREST MCGARVEY

Currently, we use screen technology to interface with a variety of media. Enthralled by the capabilities of our devices to effortlessly reproduce, display, and create visual imagery, this essay explores the screen as a critical site of perceptual production. By examining the rhetoric and strategies of commercial advertisements for screen technologies, an emphasis is placed on the screen as a visual frame, a physical object, and a phenomenological site in order to propose how visual technologies have affected notions of visuality.

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TIME AND SPACE IN THE DIGITAL WORLD: CRITICAL VIEWS ON THE WORK OF FOUR COLOMBIAN CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS //

TIME AND SPACE IN THE DIGITAL WORLD: CRITICAL VIEWS ON THE WORK OF FOUR COLOMBIAN CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS //

JUAN PABLO PACHECO

The works of these four contemporary Colombian artists stem from a reflection of the liminal, material, and visual codes through which the screen produces the images that give us access to knowledge, time, and space. In the so-called post-internet/information/digital era, these discussions aim to understand the possibilities of interrupting/materializing/demystifying/enjoying the stillness of the world through the screen.

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