The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn

This book and the BBC TV series it accompanies bring these pictures to a mass audience and put colour into what is thought of as an entirely monochrome age.

The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn

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The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: David Okuefuna
Categories: Civilization, Modern
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Ebury Press

In 1909 the millionaire French banker and philanthropist Albert Kahn embarked on an ambitious project to create a colour photographic record of, and for, the peoples of the world. This book and the BBC TV series it accompanies are bringing these pictures to a mass audience and putting colour into
Film Studies
Language: en
Pages: 530
Authors: Glyn Davis, Kay Dickinson, Lisa Patti, Amy Villarejo
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-20 - Publisher: Routledge

Film Studies: A Global Introduction reroutes film studies from its Euro-American focus and canon in order to introduce students to a medium that has always been global but has become differently and insistently so in the digital age. Glyn Davis, Kay Dickinson, Lisa Patti and Amy Villarejo’s approach encourages readers
Cosmopolitics of the Camera
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Trond Erik Bjorli, Kjetil Ansgar Jakobsen
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-01 - Publisher: Intellect Books

In Cosmopolitics of the Camera, the leading experts in the field present Les Archives de la Planète (The Archives of the Planet) – Albert Kahn’s stunning collection of early colour photography and documentary film – and discuss the extraordinary intellectual context from which it grew. The archives, collected between 1909
Between Stillness and Motion
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Eivind Røssaak
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

Summary: Het in de jaren zeventig opkomende debat binnen de filmwetenschappen over stilstaand ('still') tegenover bewegend beeld ('moving') werd gevoed door de 'apparatus theory' en het idee van verstilde beweging door belichting. Filmische beweging was een illusie, luidde het axioma; beweging een 'ideologische invloed van het filmische apparaat'. Stilstaand beeld
A Companion to Photography
Language: en
Pages: 568
Authors: Stephen Bull
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-03 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The study of photography has never been more important. A look at today's digital world reveals that a greater number of photographs are being taken each day than at any other moment in history. Countless photographs are disseminated instantly online and more and more photographic images are earning prominent positions—and