Photography and War – Pippa Oldfield

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Reaktion books have an excellent series on photographic issues and theme, Exposures. A recent edition is by Pippa Oldfield, on Photography and War. The book is set out in themes: Dispatches from the Combat Zone (traditional, male oriented war reporting; Military Vision (the use of photography by Governments to wage war); Home Fronts (photographs documenting civil society at war); Secrets …

At the University of Leeds

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I was in Leeds this week,  giving my first lecture to the MA Media and Communications students. I had been invited by Dr. Jim Brogden, Programme Leader MA Film, Photography and Media. The subject of the lecture was my work in Cambodia, and how I had arrived at the current FMP work. I spent quite some time discussing ethical issues of documentary …