CFP: Symposium „Pointed or Pointless? Recalibrating the Index“ – PART II

Pointed or Pointless? Recalibrating the Index II

Day 2 – Potsdam: 4th November 2017

A conference and forum on the index in contemporary photography and image-based practice, theory and culture.

The symposium “Pointed or Pointless? Recalibrating the Index” aims to reconsider the notion of the index, its history and present-day applicability. Some recent debates – which abandon strict definitions of analogue/digital and scrutinize fixed notions of truth and medium – are taken as an opportunity to readdress the notion in the 21st century.

Further information see here.

Potsdam, Brandenburg Center for Media Studies
Proposal Deadline: 11th September 2017
Notification of acceptance: 22th September 2017

The first event was recorded and webcast. Priority for Potsdam papers will be given to abstracts that build on or respond to papers from the London event as part of their research.

Organizing Committee:
Lisa Andergassen (Fachhochschule Postdam)
Paulius Petraitis (Middlesex University)
Damian Sutton (Coventry University)

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