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By Jacques Derrida

This e-book makes to be had for the 1st time in English—and for the 1st time in its entirety in any language—an very important but little-known interview regarding images that Jacques Derrida granted in 1992 to the German theorist of images Hubertus von Amelunxen and the German literary and media theorist Michael Wetzel. Their dialog addresses, between different issues, questions of presence and its manufacture, the technicity of presentation, the volatility of the authorial topic, and the idea that of reminiscence. Derrida deals a penetrating intervention with reference to the exact nature of images vis-à-vis similar applied sciences equivalent to cinema, tv, and video. wondering the all-too-facile divides among so-called outdated and new media, unique and copy, analog and electronic modes of recording and proposing, he presents stimulating insights into the ways that we expect and talk about the photographic picture at the present time. alongside the best way, the dialogue fruitfully interrogates the query of images on the subject of such key options as replica, archive, and signature. Gerhard Richter introduces the quantity with a severe meditation at the dating among deconstruction and images in terms of the thoughts of translation and invention. reproduction, Archive, Signature could be of compelling curiosity to readers within the fields of latest eu severe concept, images, aesthetic concept, media experiences, and French reports, in addition to these following the singular highbrow trajectory of 1 the main influential thinkers of our time.

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