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Photography: Its Future’s Past and Present
Invited to deliver a talk on photographic historiography and hold an ‘in-conversation’ with Quentin Bajac, the New York Museum of Modern Art Chief Curator of Photography, who was appointed in 2013. The event took place in ...
FOTOGRAFIA – Festival Internazionale di Roma
I was invited to curate a space for FOTOGRAFIA – Festival Internazionale di Roma (International Photography Festival of Rome), Marco Gallery of Contemporary Art, Rome.
“Bad Photos”: A Political Theorisation of Lomography
In recent years vernacular photographic practices have become integral participants in the formation of narratives within the media, the art sphere, as well as academic discourses on global and local political phenomena. ...
Exposing Minorities: Domestic Photography and Cultural History in Post-Communist Poland, 1989-1996
In 1994 the Jewish-Polish Shalom Foundation announced a photographic contest whose intention was to reconstruct the sociocultural histories of Polish-Jews who lived in the geographical region of Poland before, during and ...
Crushing Communism, Realising Democracy: Public Photographic Displays and Polish Sociocultural Politics in the 1980s and 1990s
Our paper explored attempts made by Polish intellectuals to reorganise Poland’s sociocultural politics between the 1980s and 1990s through the installation of strategic photographic displays that explicitly challenged the ...
Realising Palestine: Israel's Popular Photographic Cultures in the post-1967 War Period
In this paper I looked into the emergence of photographic cultures in Israel of the post-1967 War period. In doing so I focused on the participation of photographs that Jewish-Israelis captured within the West Bank in ...
Taking Snapshots, Living the Picture: The Kodak Company's Making of Photographic Biography
In this article I explore how George Eastman and the Eastman Kodak Company encouraged early twentieth-century camera users to think of snapshots as pictorial biographies. Analysing a wide selection of articles from the ...
Intimate Conflicts: Foregrounding the Radical Politics of Family Photographs
(University Press of New England, 2014-12)
In this essay I discuss the common scholarly argument that because the nuclear family is conditioned by the social order, family photographs manifest and propagate social values as well as behavioral standards that secure ...
Fiction radio chat shows; a series of musical/performances; text-photography-drawing publications
Diabeł z Zachodu i szatan ze Wschodu. Re eksja badawcza nad fotogra a wobec przemian we współczesnej nauce
(Society Liber pro Arte, 2017)
The study of photography in “western academia” is today more prolific than it has ever been in the history of photography. While, however, since the 1970s scholars in this environment have published a relatively large body ...