I overklighetens gränsmarker. Om normala och speciella effekter i bilder

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This essay reflects on virtual reality, the motives and functions of illusionism and trompe-l'oeil in painting, and on special effects in movies. It utilizes the concept of "special effects" to probe issues of normality and exceptionality in Western culture(s) of images and pictoriality.
Original languageSwedish
Title of host publicationvirtualiteter
EditorsRobert Willim
PublisherHEX (Humanistisk EXperimentgrupp), Lunds universitet
ISBN (Print)91-976434-0-8
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Art History

Free keywords

  • special effects
  • Christian Metz
  • Jacques Lacan
  • illusionism
  • virtual reality
  • trompe-l'oeil
  • film theory

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