Working on Oral Presentation – Quotes

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I made a presentation last year to PhotoBath on Iconic Images, with Richard Young.

Some of the quotes seem even more appropriate  now, as I consider where I want my Practice to be

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‘Above all, life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference’.

Robert Frank. 2001.

Cited in Hirsch, Robert. Photographic Possibilities: The Expressive Use of Ideas, Materials and Processes. Waltham: Focal Press.

Robert Frank. 1955. Trolley Bus. The Americans

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‘If people are in need, or if they are suffering, it does not mean they don’t express dignity’.

James Nachtwey. 2017.

James Nachtwey. 1992. Famine in Somalia.

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Photography is a weapon to right what is wrong out there. It’s bearing witness to the truth’.

Brent Stirton. 2013.

Cited in National Geographic, The Photography Issue, October 2013.

Brent Stirton, 2007. Gorilla in the Congo.

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‘It’s a strange experience … the photograph is like an object frozen in time, and people’s lives go on’.

Susan Meiselas. 1981.

Susan Meiselas. 1979. Molotov Man.

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‘I think everybody has a great drama to talk about. Everybody’.

Hiroji Kubota. 2015.

Hiroji Kubota. 1975. Vietnam.

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‘Everyone needs a sense of hope, they need to know that this situation is only temporary’.

Moises Saman. 2016.

Moises Saman. 2013. Balsin, near Hawijah, Iraq.

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‘I have these obsessions that I do not completely understand, with the deep mark, with the ruptured surface, with scars and traces, traces that human beings are leaving on the earth. It is not a comment on the environment… it is metaphysical’.

Sophie Ristelhueber. 2001.

Interview with Cheryl A. Brutvan. Details of the World. Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

Sophie Ristelhueber. 1992. From Fait.

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“One of the things I believe in is a sense of human nature’.

Chris Hondros. 2014.

Chris Hondros. 2003. Liberian Militia Commander.

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Greenough, Sarah. 2009. Looking In: Robert Frank’s The Americans. Washington: National Gallery of Art/Steidl.

Hondros, Chris. 2014. Testament. Brooklyn: Powerhouse Books.

Kubota, Hiroji. 2015. Hiroji Kubota Photographer. New York: Aperture.

Meiselas, Susan. 1981. Nicaragua: June 1978 – July1979. 2nded. 2016. New York: Aperture edition.

Nachtwey, James. 2017. Memoria. Roma: Contrasto.

Ristelhueber, Sophie & Mayer, Marc & Ladd, Jeffrey. 2009. Sophie Ristelhueber: Fait (Books on Books). New York: Errata.

Saman, Moises. 2016. Discordia. Treviso: Grafiche Antiga.

ICRC Interview with Moises Saman. 2016. Available at: https://medium.com/@ICRC/from-resort-to-refugee-camp-these-photos-show-the-harsh-reality-of-war-8d8aed6aa387 (accessed 08/09/2018).

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