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Vu-e de dos<br>Images à contre-courant

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Auteur
Fotograaf Misc.
Formaat 24 x 19
Pagina's 96
Afwerking Softcover
Taal French
ISBN 9789058566546

Vu-e de dos

Images à contre-courant

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The figure seen from the back is a recurring motif in the history of Western art, but has rarely been the subject of a specific study. This subject nevertheless seems particularly relevant in our modern-day society. Indeed, the anonymity that the back view implies can be seen as an antidote to the massive phenomenon of self-disclosure or even exhibitionism resulting from the intensive use of social media and, more particularly, the daily output of thousands of ‘selfies’. The anonymity of a person seen from the back can also be interpreted as a deliberate act of resistance to the innumerable surveillance devices in our cities (using facial recognition) which have spread to such an extent that they become a threat to individual freedom. Following the example of contemporary artists who question the subversive dimension of a backside view, this book can be read as a reflection on the intentions of this position vis-à-vis the functioning of self-images or the place of the individual and individuality in public space. 

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