Beclouded Visions: Hiroshima-Nagasaki and the Art of Witness

by Kyo Maclear

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The trauma of Hiroshima and Nagasaki demonstrates the limits of dominant visual models, such as photography, for providing adequate historical memory. The author argues that collective traumas suggest the need for a prolonged gaze, such as can be provided by expressive art.
ISBN:
9780791440063
Category:
Warfare & defence
Publication Date:
1998-10-15
Series:
SUNY Series, Interruptions: Border Testimony(ies) & Critical Discourse/s
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
213
Dimensions (mm):
229x152x14mm
Weight:
0.33kg

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