Photographing the Holocaust – Janina Struk

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I have just finished Janina Struk’s Photographing The Holocaust. Michelle Caswell’s Archiving the Unspeakable was ‘book of the year’ for me last year, Struk’s might get that prize in 2019. This is not a full review – just notes for future reference. Struk narrates the role of photography in the Holocaust, starting with the transition from the Weimar republic to …

Reflections on my Photographic Practice

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Robert Frank said, “Above all, life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference”. I provided  a reasonably thorough review of my photography in my last Oral Presentation, which started with this quote from Frank. I see my work as engaged documentary, and I have been influenced by photographers such as Frank and W. Eugene Smith for some time. More …