ICONOCLASH: Beyond the Image Wars in Science, Religion and Art [Bruno Latour, Peter Weibel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. For instance, Bruno Latour argues that scientific iconoclasms–which he terms iconoclashes so as to highlight their contestation –differentiate facts (scientific. Exhibition view “Iconoclash” Website: ; Credits. Peter Weibel (Curator); Bruno Latour (Curator); Peter Galison (Curator); Adam Lowe.

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Australian Catholic University Library. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. It is the interference patterns formed by those different types of diffidence and confidence that we deploy in this book.

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In such disparate circumstances as 16th century England lqtour post-Soviet Eastern Europe, the predominance of iconoclastic defacement and destruction within public areas has been overwhelming. Skip to main content. This single location in Northern Territory: The quandary of the many artists, saints, scientists, militants who populate the chapters of this book is that they are taken in between those two contradictory urges; this is what we call an iconclash, that is, a deep uncertainty on the power, sanctity, and violence of images.

Open to the public ; Language English Description p. It is significant to note in this regard that the Eucharist was seen as one of these idolatrous elements; indeed, the Eucharist and the crucifix were two of the most hotly debated issues during these years of religious unrest.


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The first injunction is an appeal to get rid of all images, to become an iconoclast; the second is an appeal to respect images as our only possible mediation, to become an iconophile. Public Private login e. Includes bibliographical references and index. Through many works of ancient, modern and contemporary arts, through many scientific instruments, the show will fathom that quandary which has been so important for the self-understanding of the Western world.

The project consists of two abstract expressionist paintings that from afar might remind the viewer of a Kazimir Malevich or a Barnett Newman, but that are actually made purely of candy.

While the big struggles of iconoclasts against icon worshippers were going on, another history of iconophily has always been at work. Bruno Latour and Peter Weibel Eds. These years were subsequently labeled as either the Iconoclastic heresy or the Iconoclastic controversy, after the resumed orthodoxy iconoclasn the Western Church denounced the destruction that had accompanied the theological doctrine.

The concept of iconoclasm entails a contestation over—and destruction of—images coinciding with a belief in the fallacious nature of their representation.

Thus beliefs in the efficacy of science—and in particular its demystification of nature—corresponded to an assault on the images of religion in general, rather than specific uses of religious images. Halbertal, Moshe and Margalit, Avishai. These 4 locations in Queensland: Far from fading into obscurity with the rise of more politically-oriented and ideological-driven iconoclasms, this carnivalesque atmosphere can be observed in the defacement and dismantling of monuments from Soviet-era Eastern Europe, many of which were destroyed in mass-participation spectacles.


Skip to main content. Lists What are lists? An Intellectual History of Iconoclasm. Public Secrecy and the Labor of the Negative. Image wars are everywhere, from the Taliban destruction of the Buddhas to the doubts about scientific imagery, through the debunking of media powerful manipulations. These 5 locations in Western Australia: University of Western Australia Library.

This book offers new insights from new perspectives from the front of the image wars governing the actual world in the field of politics, religion, art, and science. Kelvin Grove Campus Library. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. This theory attacks material objects—commodities—as being the recipient of a fallacious belief on the part of capitalist society, epitomized in the monetary system that has no value whatsoever outside of exchange.

What is Iconoclash ? or Is there a world beyond the image wars ?

This single location in Tasmania: University of Wollongong Library. ZKM Media Museum, ground floor. Making Things Public Opening.