John Berger – Notes

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Chapter 1 .. seeing ‘Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognises before it can speak’. (pg. 7). ‘The way we see things is affected by what we know or believe’. (pg. 8) ‘The camera showed that the notion of time passing was inseparable from the experience of the visual (except in paintings)’. (pg. 18). ‘The uniqueness of every …

Collaboration & Participation

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This module is dealing in detail with the issues of collaboration and participation. I am reading Claire Bishop‘s ‘Artificial Hells‘ in combination with the week’s recommend papers. I like the distinctions she is drawing between different kinds of collaboration and participation. When viewed alongside Ariella Azoulay‘s ‘Civil Contract of Photography‘ makes a powerful case for photography being a much more collective activity than it seems …