Bilder nehmen. Harun Farocki: »Über das Dokumentarische«


»On the Documentary« must be regarded as the last publication of the director, video artist and film thinker Harun Farocki. The observations contained in »Taking Pictures« see themselves as a commentary to this essay, which Farocki had to leave uncompleted. In addition to a reconstruction of the circumstances and background of Farocki's text, some of the characteristics of his perspective on the »documentary effect«, which can be explained most clearly with reference to spe cific camera gestures, are considered.

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Pantenburg, Volker: Bilder nehmen. Harun Farocki: »Über das Dokumentarische«. In: ZMK Zeitschrift für Medien- und Kulturforschung, Jg. 6 (2015), Nr. 1, S. 21-26. DOI:
 author = {Pantenburg, Volker},
 title = {Bilder nehmen. Harun Farocki: »Über das Dokumentarische«},
 year = 2015,
 doi = "\url{}",
 volume = 6,
 address = {Hamburg},
 journal = {ZMK Zeitschrift für Medien- und Kulturforschung},
 number = 1,
 pages = {21--26},
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