Pay attention to perspective.
Lewis Hine, uno dei primi fotografi a utilizzare la fotografia come strumento di denuncia sociale, fu assunto dal Comitato nazionale sul lavoro minorile con l’incarico di visitare fabbriche e fattorie dal Massachusetts al South Carolina e raccontare lo sfruttamento di
Photo © by Chris Porsz/Geoff Robinson Paramedic Chris Porsz spent hours walking around the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (Great Britain) in the late 1970s and 80s, taking candid shots of punks and policemen, siblings and sweethearts, traders and teenagers. More than three decades late
For a long time I have argued that ‘photojournalism’ – that broad swathe of photographic practice that tells visual stories about the world, and which can include documentary, editorial, news or social photography – has a particular responsibility and a particular opportunity to both represent the world better and make better worlds imaginable. It is … Continued
ICONIC PHOTOGRAPHS, PUBLIC CULTURE, AND LIBERAL DEMOCRACY
Getting the Picture: The History and Visual Culture of the News
What is a news picture and how does it work? The news picture is an image that operates across the boundaries that have traditionally divided the fields of art history, history, communications and media studies. An interdisciplinary team will teach this seminar. Any interested scholars can attend weekly or occasionally or once.