Camouflage cultures : beyond the art of disappearance /

"Camouflage has been linked with military and natural history contexts, but growing interest in the connections between areas such as ecology, evolution, visual deception and warfare, has taken the concept of camouflage beyond the politics of appearance, the art of disappearance or simple strat...

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Other Authors: Elias, Ann, 1955- (Editor), Harley, Ross (Editor), Tsoutas, Nicholas (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: [Sydney (N.S.W.)] : Sydney University Press, 2015.
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Summary:"Camouflage has been linked with military and natural history contexts, but growing interest in the connections between areas such as ecology, evolution, visual deception and warfare, has taken the concept of camouflage beyond the politics of appearance, the art of disappearance or simple strategies of mimicry. Approaching this subject from the disciplines of art history and theory, art practice, biology, cultural theory, literature and philosophy, this volume greatly expands the reach of camouflage's cultural terrain. The result is a collection that provides a new perspective on the developing discourse of camouflage and contributes to debates about the roles that physical, artistic and social camouflage play in contemporary life"--
Physical Description:1 online resource (ix, 215 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781743324882
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