Critical Writing Index

The Screen Politics of Architectural Light Projection

by Abigail Susik

Public, 2012, v. 23, no. 45, pp. 107-119

This article looks at recent developments of projection aesthetics and their impacts on contemporary culture. He defines 'architectural light projection' and discusses how it relates to screen politics in redefining film 'mediums'. He goes on to detail Krzysztof Wodiczko's influence on the culture of projection. Abigail Susik asserts that digital projection is becoming a way for society to "both externalize and socialize its current dependence on virtual systems".

ITEM 2012.015 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

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