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Life[ edit ] Flusser was born in in PragueCzechoslovakia into a family of Jewish intellectuals. Flusser medienkultur father, Gustav Flusserstudied mathematics and physics under Albert Einstein among others. Flusser attended German and Czech primary schools and later a German grammar flusser medienkultur.

Inshortly after the Nazi occupation, Flusser emigrated to London with Edith Barth, his later wife, and her parents to continue his studies for one term at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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In he decided to leave Brazil. Some say flusser medienkultur was because it was becoming difficult to publish because of the military regime[ who?

Others dispute this reason, since his work on communication and language did not flusser medienkultur the military[ who? At first, he immigrated to the North of Italy Tyrol.

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To the end of his life, he was quite active writing and giving lectures around media theory and working with new topics Philosophy of Photography, Technical Images, etc. He died in in a car accident near the Czech—German border, flusser medienkultur trying to visit his native city, Prague, to give a lecture.

Philosophy[ edit ] Flusser's essays are short, provocative and lucid, with a resemblance to the style of journalistic articles.


Critics have noted he is less a 'systematic' thinker than a 'dialogic' one, purposefully eclectic and provocative Cubitt However, his early books, written in the s, primarily in Portugueseand published in Brazil, have a slightly different style.

Flusser's writings relate to each other, flusser medienkultur, which means that he intensively works over certain topics and dissects them into a number of brief essays.

His main topics interest were: His writings reflect his wandering life: Because Flusser's writings in different languages are flusser medienkultur in the form of books, articles or sections of books, his work as a media philosopher and cultural theorist is only now becoming more widely known.

The first book by Flusser to be published in English was Towards a Philosophy of Photography in by European Photography, which was his own translation of the work.

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The Shape of Things, was published in London in and was followed by a new translation of Towards a Philosophy of Photography.

Flusser's archives have been held by the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne and are currently housed at the Berlin University of the Arts. Philosophy of photography[ edit ] Writing about photography in the s and 80s, in the face of the early worldwide impact of computer technologies, Flusser argued that the photograph was the first in a number of technical image forms to have fundamentally changed flusser medienkultur way in which the world is seen.


Historically, the importance of photography had been that it introduced nothing less than a new epoch: As Flusser Archive Supervisor Claudia Becker describes, "For Flusser, photography is not only a reproductive imaging technology, it is a dominant cultural technique through which reality is constituted and understood".

By contrast, even though photography produces images that seem to be 'faithful reproductions' of objects and events they cannot be so directly 'decoded'. The crux of this difference stems, for Flusser, from the fact that photographs are produced flusser medienkultur the operations of an apparatus.