With contributions by
Gottfried Boehm Jacques Rancière, Marc Boumeester, Toni Hildebrandt, Michael Renner, Jonathan Hay, Andrej Radman, Sabine Ammon, Henrik Oxvig, Martin Søberg, Georges Didi-Huberman, Sjoerd van Tuinen, Charlotte Warsen, Jan Bäcklund and Ludger Schwarte
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When images look like something they do so because they are different from what they resemble. This difference is not sufficiently captured by the traditional theories of representation and mimesis, and yet it is the condition for any such theory. Various contemporary image theorists have pointed out that Plato already understood that images are not what they look like. Images have their own existence, which cannot be identified with a concept, but should be examined in terms of actions.
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