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The Resource Picturing atrocity : photography in crisis, edited by Geoffrey Batchen, Mick Gidley, Nancy K. Miller ; Jay Prosser, principal editor

Picturing atrocity : photography in crisis, edited by Geoffrey Batchen, Mick Gidley, Nancy K. Miller ; Jay Prosser, principal editor

Label
Picturing atrocity : photography in crisis
Title
Picturing atrocity
Title remainder
photography in crisis
Statement of responsibility
edited by Geoffrey Batchen, Mick Gidley, Nancy K. Miller ; Jay Prosser, principal editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This title taps into the widespread interest in, and concern about, photographs of atrocity. The book contains a broad range of atrocity photographs from throughout history and around the world, as well as essays by well-known artists and photographers
Cataloging source
UK-LoTGL
Dewey number
770.19
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TR820.5
LC item number
.P478 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Batchen, Geoffrey
  • Gidley, M.
  • Miller, Nancy K.
  • Prosser, Jay
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Documentary photography
  • Photographs
  • Atrocities
  • Atrocities
  • Documentary photography
  • Photographs
Label
Picturing atrocity : photography in crisis, edited by Geoffrey Batchen, Mick Gidley, Nancy K. Miller ; Jay Prosser, principal editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Response and responsibility. Words can kill : Haiti and the vocabulary of disaster / Rebecca Solnit ; Visible and invisible scars of Wounded Knee / Mick Gidley ; Severed hands : authenticating atrocity in the Congo, 1904-13 / Christina Twomey ; Atrocity and action : the performative force of the Abu Ghraib photographs / Peggy Phelan -- 2. Becoming iconic. Photographing atrocity : becoming iconic? / Griselda Pollock ; The iconography of famine / David Campbell ; A single image of famine in China / D.J. Clark ; History at a standstill : agency and gender in the image of civil rights / Elizabeth Abel -- 3. Photographing atrocity. Body on a hillside / Susan Meiselas ; Crossfire / Shahidul Alam -- 4. Circulation and public culture. The iconic image of the mushroom cloud and the cold war nuclear optic / Robert Hariman and John Louis Lucaites ; The girl in the photograph : the visual legacies of war / Nancy K. Miller ; Atrocity, the "as if," and impending death from the Khmer Rouge / Barbie Zelizer ; The falling man / Tom Junod -- 5. Ordinary atrocities. Street photographs in crisis : Cernăuţi, Romania, c. 1943 / Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer ; Picturing the perpetrator / Paul Lowe ; War trophy photographs : proof or pornography? / Hilary Roberts ; Picturing an "ordinary atrocity" : the Sharpeville massacre / Darren Newbury -- 6. Atrocity askance. Looking askance / Geoffrey Batchen ; Documentary pictorial : Luc Delahaye's Taliban, 2001 / Mark Durden ; The execution portrait / Ariella Azoulay ; Toward a hyperphotography / Fred Ritchin -- 7. The afterlife of photographs. Lament of the images / Alfredo Jaar and David Levi Strauss ; Photographic interference / Lorie Novak
Control code
793891718
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
319 pages
Isbn
9781861898722
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)793891718
Label
Picturing atrocity : photography in crisis, edited by Geoffrey Batchen, Mick Gidley, Nancy K. Miller ; Jay Prosser, principal editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Response and responsibility. Words can kill : Haiti and the vocabulary of disaster / Rebecca Solnit ; Visible and invisible scars of Wounded Knee / Mick Gidley ; Severed hands : authenticating atrocity in the Congo, 1904-13 / Christina Twomey ; Atrocity and action : the performative force of the Abu Ghraib photographs / Peggy Phelan -- 2. Becoming iconic. Photographing atrocity : becoming iconic? / Griselda Pollock ; The iconography of famine / David Campbell ; A single image of famine in China / D.J. Clark ; History at a standstill : agency and gender in the image of civil rights / Elizabeth Abel -- 3. Photographing atrocity. Body on a hillside / Susan Meiselas ; Crossfire / Shahidul Alam -- 4. Circulation and public culture. The iconic image of the mushroom cloud and the cold war nuclear optic / Robert Hariman and John Louis Lucaites ; The girl in the photograph : the visual legacies of war / Nancy K. Miller ; Atrocity, the "as if," and impending death from the Khmer Rouge / Barbie Zelizer ; The falling man / Tom Junod -- 5. Ordinary atrocities. Street photographs in crisis : Cernăuţi, Romania, c. 1943 / Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer ; Picturing the perpetrator / Paul Lowe ; War trophy photographs : proof or pornography? / Hilary Roberts ; Picturing an "ordinary atrocity" : the Sharpeville massacre / Darren Newbury -- 6. Atrocity askance. Looking askance / Geoffrey Batchen ; Documentary pictorial : Luc Delahaye's Taliban, 2001 / Mark Durden ; The execution portrait / Ariella Azoulay ; Toward a hyperphotography / Fred Ritchin -- 7. The afterlife of photographs. Lament of the images / Alfredo Jaar and David Levi Strauss ; Photographic interference / Lorie Novak
Control code
793891718
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
319 pages
Isbn
9781861898722
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)793891718

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