A Global Image Re-Make

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I would like to offer a ‘reverse re-make’, with, I hope, good reason. Sebastião Salgado is rightly seen as one of today’s most influential photographers. As part of his Genesis project, he was in Papua New Guinea in 2006. Here is an example image, a pair of musicians. Beautiful image, which he shot in an ‘outdoor studio’ (hence the background). In 1994, some …

Globalisation – a Personal Tale

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Week One reading includes ‘Global Photography‘, by David Bate, in Photography: The Key Concepts (2016). Bate starts his chapter with: “Globalization” is a term now commonly used and abused in a variety of contexts. The “global” can be found used as much in corporate strategy documents as in critical literature on the arts, culture, and discussions on the impact of …