Looking for Marshall McLuhan in Afghanistan: iProbes and Hipstamatic iPhone Photographs by Rita Leistner

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In this timely and highly original merging of theory and practice, conflict photographer and critical theorist Rita Leistner applies Marshall McLuhan's semiotic theories of language, media, and technology to iPhone photographs taken during a military embedment in Afghanistan. In a series of what Leistner calls iProbes - a portmanteau of iPhone and probe - Leistner reveals the face of war through the extensions of man. As digital photography becomes more ubiquitous, and as the phones we carry with us become more advanced, ...

Looking for Marshall McLuhan in Afghanistan: iProbes and Hipstamatic iPhone Photographs by Rita Leistner 2013, Intellect Books, Bristol

ISBN-13: 9781783200306

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