Mobile Screens: The Visual Regime of Navigation
by Nanna Verhoeff
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press 2012
Number of pages: 213
Nanna Verhoeff's new book is a must for anybody interested in visual culture and media theory. It offers a rich and stimulating theoretical account of the central dimension of our contemporary existence -- interfacing and navigating both data and physical world through a variety of screens (game consoles, mobile phones, car interfaces, GPS devices, etc.)
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