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The text considers recirculation as a process through which both visual and cultural imagery are put in motion over and over again in the current information age, especially in the context of post-Internet art. Hito Steyerl’s writings and thoughts on the ‘poor image’, namely the low-resolution digital image bound to a perpetual wandering or ‘circulationism’, here serve as major reference points for the development of the argument.
Keywords: digital images; visual culture; post-Internet art; remediation; Hito Steyerl; Allan Sekula; recirculation
Title
Recirculation
Subtitle
The Wandering of Digital Images in Post-Internet Art
Author(s)
Cristina Baldacci
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The text considers recirculation as a process through which both visual and cultural imagery are put in motion over and over again in the current information age, especially in the context of post-Internet art. Hito Steyerl’s writings and thoughts on the ‘poor image’, namely the low-resolution digital image bound to a perpetual wandering or ‘circulationism’, here serve as major reference points for the development of the argument.
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Re-
Place
Berlin
Publisher
ICI Berlin Press
Date
2019
Subject
digital images
visual culture
post-Internet art
remediation
Hito Steyerl
Allan Sekula
recirculation
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Language
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short title
Recirculation
page start
25
page end
33
Source
Re-: An Errant Glossary, ed. by Christoph F. E. Holzhey and Arnd Wedemeyer, Cultural Inquiry, 15 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2019), pp. 25–33
Bibliographic Citation
Cristina Baldacci, ‘Recirculation: The Wandering of Digital Images in Post-Internet Art’, in Re-: An Errant Glossary, ed. by Christoph F. E. Holzhey and Arnd Wedemeyer, Cultural Inquiry, 15 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2019), pp. 25–33 <https://doi.org/10.25620/ci-15_04>
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Cite as: Cristina Baldacci, ‘Recirculation: The Wandering of Digital Images in Post-Internet Art’, in Re-: An Errant Glossary, ed. by Christoph F. E. Holzhey and Arnd Wedemeyer, Cultural Inquiry, 15 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2019), pp. 25–33 <https://doi.org/10.25620/ci-15_04>