Duregraph: a study of duration in the post photographic image

Keywords: Durégraphs, Duration, Post Photograph, Practice-led Research, Time


This article considers how experienced time can be perceived through manipulated photographic images. The investigation is carried out by a series of digital images whose content is renegotiated over time, while the subject of the photograph remains within the frame. The resulting duregraphs constitute an unstable space between a photographic composition and a moving image. The main objectives of the study are to question the power conventions in visualization and to expand the way we can conceive of time as duration in digital photographic images.

Portuguese translation: Marcos Mortensen Steagall


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Author Biographies

David van Vliet

David Van Vliet é professor no curso de Comunicação e Design na Universidade de Tecnologia de Auckland (AUT), onde também concluiu o Mestrado em Design com o projeto intitulado Durograph. Este estudo conduzido pela prática explorou como o tempo vivido pode ser articulado por meio de imagens fotográficas manipuladas. Sua pesquisa está relacionada ao potencial das tecnologias emergentes e como isso pode mudar a forma como tratamos as imagens na fotografia e no design. 

Marcos Mortensen Steagall

Marcos Mortensen Steagall é professor e coordenador do Curso de Design da AUT - South Campus. Possui ampla experiência no conhecimento, desenvolvimento e implementação de currículos educacionais, liderando os esforços de equipes acadêmicas. Mestre e Doutor em Comunicação e Semiótica e, em 2015, mudou-se para Aotearoa, Nova Zelândia, para realizar pesquisa conduzidas por prática artística, que resultou em novo doutorado defendido em 2018 na própria AUT. 


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How to Cite
Van Vliet, D., & Mortensen Steagall, M. (2020). Duregraph: a study of duration in the post photographic image. DAT Journal, 5(3), 250-262. https://doi.org/10.29147/dat.v5i3.234