The cosmic symbol

Henning, M. (2009) The cosmic symbol. In: Candlin, F. and Guins, R., eds. (2009) The Object Reader. Routledge. ISBN 0415452309 Available from:

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A brief essay demonstrating an approach to writing about material objects. This essay takes the example of a Soviet export camera – The Cosmic Symbol – and explores the contradictions between the form and design of the camera, its origins in the Soviet Union and its appropriation in the 1970s and today.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:photography, culture, history, objects
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education > School of Art and Design
Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education > School of Film and Journalism
ID Code:11035
Deposited By: G. Brown
Deposited On:20 Aug 2010 14:36
Last Modified:13 Sep 2016 05:15

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