Ecrans de neige

photographies, textes, images (1992-2013)

Ecrans de neige

photographies, textes, images (1992-2013)

Alexander Castant , essayist and art critic , brings in Écrans de neige articles, interviews and columns on photography. These art critics , published in journals or related exhibits were seized in the movement of a specific evolution , the past twenty years (1992-2013) , that is to say in the passage film to digital , or, to put it another way , these texts accompanying the photograph to the era of dematerialization of its supports.Furthermore, these texts were mostly published in the specialized press, Écrans de neige opens a reflection on the status of art journalism today , the latter being also engaged with the mutations , contemporary inherent to digital. Accompanied its evolution – as in a mirror – the historical movement of photography.Écrans de neige and introduces the challenges of contemporary photographic image developing in three parts: image and political relations between photography and the arts, and, finally, the image and the digital world, digital , transparent, infinity … as to the second part of the book – which therefore concerns the relationship between photography and the arts – it is based strictly on the previous books where Alexander Castant were precisely studied the relationship between literature, art and sound design visuals.

Ecrans de neige

photographies, textes, images (1992-2013)

Alexandre Castant, born in 1965 in Montpellier, is an essayist, art critic, professor of national schools of art. Degree in aesthetics at the University of Paris I PantheonSorbonne, after studying the general and comparative literature at the Université Paul Valéry MontpellierIII (DEA & Master, 1991 & 1990), he is professor of aesthetics & history contemporary art at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Art de Bourges where he hosts, among others, a seminar on sound design and visual arts. Meanwhile, he was a lecturer at the School of Decorative Arts in Strasbourg, at the Graduate School of Arts & Media of Caen, and in the School of Art Port, Reunion Island.