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Camera: Modern City and Photography

The connection between modern city and photography has not been frequently dealt with. However, looking into the sphere created by this unusual conceptual pair reveals significant traits of contemporary culture. The article undertakes this task by referring to the notion of a camera – an apparatus used to take pictures, but also an idea carrying connotations that originated long before the invention of the device. These characteristics are discussed through Vilém Flusser’s approach to the philosophy of photography.

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