Discordia – Moises Saman

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Moises Saman is an American / Spanish photojournalist, and a member of Magnum. I just got a copy of his 2016 book, Discordia. It is perhaps the most beautiful and inspiring book that I have bought this year. Thank you to Paul Clements for pointing me towards the book. Saman’s book is an extended photo-easy, about the Arab Spring. It is a …

The Public Image

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Notes on Robert Hariman & John Louis Lucaites, 2016, Chicago: Univ Chicago Press ‘Photography is a small language about vernacular life in a public world. Each of these three elements is an artistic limitation, and in many photographs energy is diffused rather than concentrated along one or more of these vectors. Nonetheless, often the Camera does produce a moment of …