Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

Spirit Photography

March 20, 2009

One of my constant fascinations is with understanding the nature of images, especially the idea that images lie, they mislead and manipulate us. These sorts of vague musings and loose analyses take their most concrete form in the study of photographs, which bear the great weight of representation (ie. they collect and scientifically store light, […]

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Zapruder

March 5, 2009

The idea of fragmenting reality down into a hundreds of analysed fragments really appeals to me. Essentially the Zapruder film (the famous film of Kennedy’s assassination) sums up the Twentieth Century for me: mediated politicised conspiracy theory. I wish resources like this existed for moments in South African history. Once in a presentation I made […]

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