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dc.creatorKnowles, Kim
dc.date.accessioned2018-09-26T11:54:45Z
dc.date.available2018-09-26T11:54:45Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.necsus-ejms.org/test/locating-vintage/
dc.identifier.urihttps://mediarep.org/handle/doc/3381
dc.description.abstractFew issues are as pertinent today as the relationship between old and new, past and present, obsolescence and progress. Contemporary culture is increasingly characterised by a heightened awareness of the past through a revaluing of old styles, artifacts, and aesthetics. From vinyl records and super 8 cameras to iPhone apps and second-hand clothes, vintage and retro increasingly permeate our collective conscious. But how can we parse and understand these overlapping practices of looking back? This introductory essay acknowledges the ambiguous terrain of vintage and the blurred distinction between authentic appreciation and stylistic appropriation. It locates the vintage phenomenon within Walter Benjamin’s dialectical image, arguing that current artistic engagements with outmoded technology might be seen as productively activating the past in the present and exploring the new in the old. However, the simultaneous explosion of vintage into mainstream consumer habits requires a broad examination of the term in order to draw out its contradictions and complexities.en
dc.languageeng
dc.publisherAmsterdam University Press
dc.relation.ispartofseriesNECSUS. European Journal of Media Studies
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
dc.subjectanalogde
dc.subjectHipster
dc.subjectNostalgiede
dc.subjectretrode
dc.subjectvintagede
dc.subjectanalogueen
dc.subjectnostalgiaen
dc.subjectretroen
dc.subjectvintageen
dc.subject.ddcddc:791
dc.titleLocating vintageen
dc.typearticle
dcterms.bibliographicCitationKnowles, Kim (2015): Locating vintage. In: NECSUS. European Journal of Media Studies 4 (2), 73–84. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5117/NECSUS2015.2.KNOW.
dc.type.statuspublishedVersion
dc.subject.personJean Baudrillard
dc.subject.personWalter Benjamin
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local.subject.gndhttps://d-nb.info/gnd/118509039
local.subject.wikidatahttps://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q182847
local.subject.wikidatahttps://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q61078
local.source.spage73
local.source.epage84
local.source.issue2
local.source.volume4
dc.identifier.doi10.5117/NECSUS2015.2.KNOW
dc.relation.isPartOfissn:2213-0217
dc.publisher.placeAmsterdam
local.coverpage2020-11-22T11:05:44
local.identifier.firstpublishedhttps://doi.org/10.5117/NECSUS2015.2.KNOW


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