Workshop Preparations

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The details of the August 19th Workshop are completed. We will be meeting at the Green Park Station, in Bath, on Sunday afternoon, and a dozen people are signed up. On that day, there is a ‘Flea Market’ in the Green Park area. Whilst this makes a good start for subjects for the workshop, it also complicates things. I had …

The Cruel Radiance – Susie Linfield

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I just read The Cruel Radiance: Photography and Political violence, by Susie Linfield (University of Chicago Press, 2010), and found it totally fascinating. Essentially, Linfield challenges the idea that photography of political violence exploits the subject and panders to the viewer’s voyeuristic tendencies. The book could be the most important that I read during my recent Masters program in helping …