24 May 2012

Thinking with Photography about Politics and Power.

Well, this morning I am off to give an informal presentation to the cultural studies folks at University of Linköping. Title? "Thinking with Photography about Politics and Power." Basically this talk is a brief for thinking harder about the pragmatics of photography and focusing less on the aesthetics of images.  Examples? Daniel Hernández-Salazar, Richard Avedon, Joel Sternfeld, and Richard Ross.  And, of course, a dose of Arendt and Foucault. Should be fun!

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Blogger Hans said...

And a nice, thought-provoking presentation it indeed was. Thanks. Had much more hard implications for even mainstream political science than I thought, and I not just sayin' to be kind.

25 May, 2012 12:58  

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