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.
165 x 240
ISBN : 978-2-35046-304-9
Essayist, art critic, Alexandre Castant has published works on André Pieyre de Mandiargues (Esthétique de l’image, fictions de Mandiargues, 2001), photography (Noire et blanche by Man Ray, 2003; Photography in the eye des passages, 2004; Ecrans de neige, 2014), sound creation and visual arts (Planetes Sonores, 2007; Audiobiographical Journal, 2016; Les Arts Sonores, 2017) or the imagination (ImagoDrome, mental images in the contemporary art, collective, 2010). He is also the author of a short story collection (Death of Athanasius Shurail, 2019).