The Grin of Schrödinger's Cat; Quantum Photography and the limits of Representation

In Daniel Rubinstein, Johnny Golding & Andy Fisher (eds.), On the Verge of Photography: Imaging Beyond Representation. ARTicle Press. pp. 33-49 (2013)

The famous quantum physics experiment 'Schrödinger's cat' suggests that some situations are undecidable, i.e. they exist outside of the normative distinctions between 'truth' and 'false' because both states can co-exist under certain conditions. This paper suggests that photography has very close links with this state of affairs, because photography allows one to move from the world of certainty into the quantum dimension of undecidability and indeterminate states
Keywords photography  Philosophy  representation  new media
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