Reviewable Books

The following books are currently available to review for InVisible Culture. We also welcome reviews of books not on this list. Please email us a proposal to invisible.culture@ur.rochester.edu if you’d like to review a new or recent title and we will procure a copy from the publisher.

Anderson, Fiona. Cruising the Dead River: David Wojnarowicz and New York’s Ruined Waterfront. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2019.

Ashe, Bertram D. and Ilka Saal, eds. Slavery and the Post-Black Imagination. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2020.

Baer, Nicholas, Maggie Hennefeld, Laura Horak, and Gunnar Iverson, eds. Unwatchable. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2019.

Beil, Kim. Good Pictures: A History of Popular Photography. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2020.

Best, Stephen. None Like Us: Blackness, Belonging, Aesthetic Life. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018.

Bradbury-Rance, Clara. Lesbian Cinema after Queer Theory. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2019.

Chambers-Letson, Joshua. After the Party: A Manifesto for Queer of Color Life. New York: NYU Press, 2018.

Coleman, Kevin and Daniel James, eds. Capitalism and the Camera: Essays on Photography and Extraction. London and New York: Verso, 2021.

Collier, Delinda. Media Primitivism: Technological Art in Africa. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020.

Denson, Shane. Discorrelated Images. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020.

Elias, Chad. Posthumous Images: Contemporary Art and Memory Politics in Post-Civil War Lebanon. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018.

Gieseking, Jen Jack. A Queer New York: Geographies of Lesbians, Dykes, and Queers. New York: NYU Press, 2019.

Gopinath, Gayatri. Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018.

Hirsch, Marianne and Leo Spitzer, School Photos in Liquid Time: Reframing Difference. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2019.

Hodge, James J. Sensations of History: Animation and New Media Art. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019.

Hubka, Thomas C. How the Working-Class Home Became Modern, 1900-1940. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2020.

Jagoda, Patrick. Experimental Games: Critique, Play, and Design the Age of Gamification. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2020.

Johnston, Andrew R. Pulses of Abstraction: Episodes from a History of Animation. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2020.

Johung, Jennifer. Vital Forms: Biological Art, Architecture, and the Dependencies of Life. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019.

Jones, Andrew. Circuit Listening: Chinese Popular Music in the Global 1960s. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2020.

Lange, Allison K. Picturing Political Power: Images in the Women’s Suffrage Movement. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2020.

Latoore, Guisela. Democracy on the Wall: Street Art of the Post-Dictatorship Era in Chile. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 2019.

Liu, Xiao, Information Fantasies: Precarious Mediation in Postsocialist China.

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019.

Milburn, Colin. Respawn: Gamers, Hackers, and Technogenic Life. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018.

Montez, Ricardo. Keith Haring′s Line: Race and the Performance of Desire. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020.

Mukherjee, Rahul. Radiant Infrastructures: Media, Environment, and Cultures of Uncertainty. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020.

Noland, Carrie. Merce Cunningham: After the Arbitrary. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2020.

Peters, John Durham, Florian Sprenger, and Christina Vagt. Action at a Distance. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2020.

Phillips, Amanda. Gamer Trouble: Feminist Confrontations in Digital Culture. New York: NYU Press, 2020.

Robertson Wojcik, Pamela, ed. The Apartment Complex: Urban Living and Global Screen Cultures. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018.

Schwenkel, Christina. Building Socialism: The Afterlife of East German Architecture in Urban Vietnam. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020.

Singerman, Howard, ed. Sherrie Levine (October Files 23). Cambridge: MIT Press, 2018.

Steinbock, Eliza. Shimmering Images: Trans Cinema, Embodiment, and the Aesthetics of Change. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019.

Stephens, Paul, Absence of Clutter: Minimal Writing as Art and Literature. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2018.

Strassler, Karen. Demanding Images: Democracy, Mediation, and the Image-Event in Indonesia. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020.

Tlostanova, Madina. What Does it Mean to be Post-Soviet? Decolonial Art from the Ruins of the Soviet Empire. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018.

Walker, Gavin, ed. The Red Years: Theory, Politics, and Aesthetics in the Japanese ’68. London: Verso, 2020.

Wang, Peggy. The Future History of Contemporary Chinese Art. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2020.

Welbon, Yvonne, and Alexandra Juhasz, eds. Sisters in the Life: A History of African-American Lesbian Media-Making. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018.