Visual Politics, Material Culture, and Public Education


Thus the purpose of the conference "Visual Politics, Material Culture,
and Public Education" is to reflect on visual politics in regards to a
(sometimes global) public, which is supposed to react in a certain way:
like forming a national identity, picking up ethical and political
values, repeating cultural formula, supporting ideological beliefs, and
so on. Circulating exhibitions like "The Family of Man" as well as shows
in historical or art museum, or, to give another example, series of
photographs of 09/11 selected by sorrow, are means of governing the
public by imagination and by using seeing as a cultural practice. This
visual governance can also be analyzed a didactic strategy by means of

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Prof. Dr. Karin Priem, Université du Luxembourg, Campus Walferdange, Building I, Room Vygotsky