ISSN: 1020 1497

Image & Text online visual culture journal


Image&Text: Number 18, 2011

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Contents

Editorial
Jeanne van Eeden

“Re-presentations” of Southern San rock art on Drostdy ware pottery from the 1950s
Wendy Gers

Treating the body of witness: medical understanding in William Kentridge’s History of the Main Complaint
Andrew Hennlich

Chesterton’s ontology and the ethics of speculation
Duncan Reyburn

Aesthetics versus functionality: challenging dichotomies in information visualisation
Anneli Bowie

Postmodernising the lady vampire: melancholy, isolation, and the female bloodsucker
Jessica Hughes

The prominence of grotesque figures in visual culture today. Rethinking the ontological status of the (moving) image from the perspective of the grotesque
Annie van den Oever

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About the Authors

  • Wendy Gers is Research Associate of the Research Centre, Visual Identities in Art and Design, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. She is also a lecturer at the Ecole Supérieure d’Art et de Design de Valenciennes, France
  • Andrew Hennlich is Honorary Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Visual Cultures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Duncan Reyburn is a lecturer in Information Design in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Pretoria
  • Anneli Bowie is a lecturer in Information Design in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Pretoria
  • Jessica Hughes is a recent graduate of the MA Film Studies program at the University of British Columbia, Canada and will be beginning a Doctoral program in 2013
  • Annie van den Oever is Extraordinary Professor for Film and Visual Media at the Faculty of the Humanities University of the Free State (Office of the Dean) and director of the master program in Films Studies at the Department of Arts, Culture and Media, University of Groningen, the Netherlands.
  • Adele Adendorff is an independent artist and the curator of Magpie Gallery in Pretoria.
  • Carine Snyman lectures in the Department of Communication Science, University of South Africa, Pretoria
  • Fatima Cassim is a lecturer in Information Design in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Pretoria
  • Jacques Lange is partner and creative director at Bluprint Design and publisher and editor of DESIGN> and www.designmagazine.co

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Image & Text: Number 18, 2011

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Editor:
Jeanne van Eeden

Assistant Editor:
Amanda du Preez

Editorial Assistant:
Rory du Plessis

Design and layout:
Sponsored by Bluprint Design

Cover and title page images:
Details from William Kentridge’s History of the Main Complaint, 1996, reproduced courtesy of William Kentridge

Publisher:
Department of Visual Arts
University of Pretoria
Private Bag X20
Hatfield, 0028
South Africa

Image & Text was first published in 1992 and is accredited as an academic journal by the South African Department of Higher Education and Training