April 2011

Paper on Susan Meiselas’ Kurdistan

Creating Kurdistan: The Role of Photography as Discursive Documents
Liam Devlin 2010
This paper seeks to use Susan Meiselas’ engagement in the problematic construction of Kurdistan to discuss the relational qualities of photography when activated and considered as discursive documents. While the Kurdistan project is disseminated through the three different formats of book publication, website and exhibition, I will focus on the particular construction of the book Kurdistan:… Read More

Ariella Azoulay talk at Newport.

Ariella Azoulay will give a talk to the eCPR on Thurs 14th of April at 4:30 pm. Her prestigious record of publications and exhibitions have become increasingly important in the emergent critical debates surrounding photographic practice and her visit to UWN should be an exciting contribution to the school’s research culture. All PH members are welcome to attend.
Ariella is the Director of the Photo-Lexic international research group and the Photo-Lab associated with it (being… Read More

Figures and Fictions: The Ethics and Poetics of Photographic Depictions of People

Conference Notice: Figures and Fictions: The Ethics and Poetics of Photographic Depictionsof People
The centre for the Study of Contemporary Art, UCL, in collaboration with the Victoria & Albert Museum is organising an international conference to coincide with the exhibition ‘Figures and Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography’ curated By Tamar Garb (UCL) and Martin Barnes (V & A), open from 12 April – 17 July 2011 at the V &A.
Conference… Read More

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