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Skilled Visions Cristina Grasseni

Skilled Visions

Cristina Grasseni

Published January 1st 2007
ISBN : 9781306545853
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234 pages
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Most arguments for a rediscovery of the body and the senses hinge on a critique of visualism in our globalized, technified society. This approach has led to a lack of actual research on the processes of visual enskillment. Providing aMoreMost arguments for a rediscovery of the body and the senses hinge on a critique of visualism in our globalized, technified society. This approach has led to a lack of actual research on the processes of visual enskillment. Providing a comprehensive spectrum of case studies in relevant contexts, this volume raises the issue of the rehabilitation of vision and contextualizes vision in the contemporary debate on the construction of local knowledge vs. the hegemony of the socio-technical network. By maintaining an ethnographic approach, the book provides practical examples that are both accessible to undergraduate students and informative for an academic audience.