Bodies in the Water: On Reading Images More Sensibly
This essay deploys three modes of reading the relationship of visual art to law. In the first or objective mode of representation, we are attentive to the external referents of the artwork. In the second or subjective mode, we turn our attention to the internal or constitutive effects of the artwork – the way such depictions constitute affective relationships to legal and political power. In the third or critical mode, the ambivalence between “subject” and “object” effects unleashes the...[Show more]
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