Hide and Seek: Camouflage, Photography, and the Media of Reconnaissance

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Camouflage is an adaptive logic of escape from photographic representation. In Hide and Seek , Hanna Rose Shell traces the evolution of camouflage as it developed in counterpoint to technological advances in photography, innovations in warfare, and as-yet-unsolved mysteries of natural history. Today camouflage is commonly thought of as a textile pattern of interlocking greens and browns. But in Hide and Seek it reveals itself to be much more--a set of institutional structures, mixed-media art practices, and permutations ...

Hide and Seek: Camouflage, Photography, and the Media of Reconnaissance 2012, Zone Books (NY), Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781935408222

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