'New Media: Digital Photography' (Panel at the American Society for Aesthetics - 6th Nov 2008)
Photographic Warrant in the Digital Era: Delusion, Destruction, or Status Quo?
Scott Walden, Assistant Prof. of Philosophy, Nassau College and Visiting Scholar New York University; author of a book of photographs, Places Lost: In Search of Newfoundland’s Resettled Communities, Lynx 2003, articles in the philosophy of photography and editor of Photography and Philosophy: Essays on the Pencil of Nature, Blackwell 2008.
Finding a Future in Photography's Past: Antiquarian Processes in the Digital AgeBarbara Savedoff, Assoc Prof. of Philosophy in the Dept of Philosophy, Baruch College, CUNY, author of articles in the aesthetics of photography and Transforming Images: How Photography Complicates the Picture, Cornell 2000.
Analogue/Digital: Specific Differences and the Difference they Make (or Don't)
Joel Snyder, Professor in the Department of Art History, the Committee on Cinema and Media Studies, and the Chicago School of Media Theory, University of Chicago; co-editor of Critical Inquiry and author of numerous articles and books on the history and theory of photography.
Cynthia Freeland, Professor and Chair of Philosophy, University of Houston. Author of numerous articles on ancient philosophy, photography and aesthetics, But is it Art? OUP, 2001 and, with Tom Wartenberg, editor of Film and Philosophy, Routledge 1995.
Panel Organiser and Respondent:
Diarmuid Costello, Assistant Prof. of Philosophy, University of Warwick and Co-Director of the AHRC research project ‘Aesthetics after Photography’, author of articles on aesthetics, photography and the theory of art, and co-editor of The Life and Death of Images: Ethics and Aesthetics (Tate & Cornell 2008).