unmediated


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unmediated

(ʌnˈmiːdɪˌeɪtɪd)
adj
formal not brought about or resolved by mediation between different parties
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Adj.1.unmediated - having no intervening persons, agents, conditions; "in direct sunlight"; "in direct contact with the voters"; "direct exposure to the disease"; "a direct link"; "the direct cause of the accident"; "direct vote"
immediate - having no intervening medium; "an immediate influence"
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Accordingly, though the Belgian artist's work might sometimes suggest visual poetry, his real metier is editing--stripping out extraneous information to the point where that reality is legible and seemingly unmediated.
So even here, we are not exactly getting unmediated access to "the women themselves," we are not hearing their authentic voices or learning what really happened, although we may be getting as close as possible.
The words, in other words, register as more ambient than communicative, more transient than stable, evoking a swarm of associations rather than an unmediated response to a rose.
Long's work marks a mystical absorption in the natural world, inspiring contemplation of our culture's increasing estrangement from the Arcadian vision, and the cost of our substitution of the virtual or synthetic for the more protean if perilous mysteries of the unmediated cosmos.
While he is attracted to the unmediated accessibility of the Holy Spirit espoused by much radical theology of the day, he is repelled by the quagmire of subjectivity and sin which follows upon the believer's distancing of the guardian force of the scriptures.
The artist acknowledged that the lacquer might be invisible, but argued that philosophically it was out of keeping with the unmediated nature of his work.
Her well-managed (and well-mannered) criticism of the different positions taken by Louis Montrose and Annabel Patterson might be summed up in the following remark: "What is occurring here is a kind of aesthetic scapegoating: the creation of a stable category of pure, 'empty' idyllic formalism allows for the simultaneous creation of a category of pure, 'full' political meaning, of an unmediated real uncontaminated by 'the mirror of art'" (5).
The dissolving of the brushstroke in Forest answers the compression of individual black points in Hive, 2003, into a swarm that emerges unmediated from the broad green ground.
This iconoclastic dismissal of representation explains Bunyan's own longing for an unmediated, pre-linguistic revelation that bypassed "other mens word's" (133), Scripture included.
One notable feature of some of the contemporary war-related art recently on view in New York has been a resurgent interest in locality--in witnessing the effects of conflict unmediated, with one's own eyes.
Unmediated experience must dash with artistic invention and intervention.
It upheld an essentialist conception of value in which the relation between the object and the sign was held to be immanent, direct, and unmediated.