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Book chapter

Good and evil from the screen: evolution of image

P. 277-284.
In comparison with XIX century, technological possibilities of XXth – beginning of XXIth centuries produce a new type of image and cause totally different situation with creation and perception of the images regarding either their aesthetic or ethical characteristics. Now we deal mostly with audiovisual (screen) images which provoke us to be mass audience and to absorb more and more numerous screen products. One of the most influential sources of modern mass culture is mass cinema and new audiovisual technologies (video, Internet, computer games, etc.). The audiovisual images, born and transformed by means of new technologies of communication, become the issue of newest cultural research, especially in their interdisciplinary aspect: connection and interaction of new ethics and new aesthetics.

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Edited by: M. Mestiri, D. Spivak, J. Charnay. P.: IIIT France, 2008.