Huppauf, Bernd.

Dynamics and Performativity of Imagination : The Image between the Visible and the Invisible. - 1 online resource (374 pages) - eBooks on Demand .

Front Cover -- Dynamics and Performativity of Imagination -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction: The Indispensability of the Imagination: Bernd Huppauf and Christoph Wulf -- Part I: Imagination, Fantasy and Creativity -- Introduction -- 2. Imagination: Gert Mattenklott -- 3. Aesthetic Immanence: Georges Didi-Huberman -- 4. Imagination, Figurality and Creativity: Conditions of Cultural Innovation: Dieter Mersch -- 5. Intuition and Imagination: How to See Something that is Not There: Ludger Schwarte -- Part II: A Look at Pictures-Pictures Look Back -- Introduction -- 6. What Is: Seeing an Image?: Marie José Mondzain -- 7. The Gaze in the Image: A Contribution to an Iconology of the Gaze: Hans Belting -- 8. Imagination or Response?: Some Remarks on the Understanding of Images and Pictures in Pre-modern China: Mathias Obert -- 9. The Nature of Face Recognition: A Perspective from the Cognitive Neurosciences: David Poeppel and Clare Stroud -- Part III: Body Images and Body Imaginations -- Introduction -- 10. The Neapolitan Gesture: Gunter Gebauer -- 11. Images of Social Life: Christoph Wulf -- 12. Performative Spaces and Imagined Spaces: How Bodily Movement Sets the Imagination in Motion: Erika Fischer-Lichte -- 13. Media Images, Sports Rituals and the Imaginary: K. Ludwig Pfeiffer -- 14. Ferocious Images: Peter Sloterdijk -- Part IV: Indeterminacy and Fuzziness of Images -- Introduction -- 15. Indeterminacy: On the Logic of the Image: Gottfried Boehm -- 16. Between Imitation and Simulation: Towards an Aesthetics of Fuzzy Images: Bernd Huppauf -- 17. A Small History (of) Still Passing: Rebecca Schneider -- 18. Scribbling, Scraping off, Painting over: Effacing Pictures in Literary Texts: Gabriele Brandstetter -- 19. Kierkegaard's Shadow Figures: Martin Puchner -- Part V: Constructions of the Visual. Introduction -- 20. The Unspeakable and the Unimaginable: Word and Image in a Time of Terror: W. J. T. Mitchell -- 21. Face and Mass: Towards an Aesthetic of the Cross-Cut in Film: Gertrud Koch -- 22. Synaesthesia: Physiological Diagnosis, Practice of Perception, Art Program: A Semiotic Re-analysis: Roland Posner and Dagmar Schmauks -- 23. Recognisability and Visual Evidence in Medical Imaging versus Scientific Objectivity: Britta Schinzel -- Notes on Contributors -- Index.

In this interdisciplinary anthology, essays study the relationship between the imagination and images both material and mental. Through case studies on a diverse array of topics including photography, film, sports, theater, and anthropology, contributors focus on the role of the creative imagination in seeing and producing images and the imaginary.


Image (Philosophy).

Electronic books.

B105.I47 -- D96 2009