٠ The political function of landscape-family photographs in the context of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict ٠

© Gil Pasternak, Esther Pasternak, 1970s. Esther Pasternak collection of family photographs, 1946–99. Description: The defiant lion is a tombstone monument erected in 1932 to commemorate a group of eight Jewish pioneer settlers who, as the Israeli version of the story goes, fell to Arab village militias in the settlement of Tel Hai in 1920…

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٠ The photo-finders as the inauthentic photographers ٠

Le Fabuleux album d’Amélie Poulain […] The photo-finders will refer to themselves as artists or curators, editors or collectors—often, as an unclassifiable mixture. Depending on their self-described status, the archives of found, anonymous photographs they produce will be labeled works of art, exhibitions, projects, or studies—or something in between. Departing from an understanding of the…

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Guest blogger Rodrigo H. ٠ Photographic Imaging and its Ontological Status After the Information Revolution ٠

A New Type of Engineering As philosopher Luciano Floridi[1] pointed out, over the last decades it has become evident that Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) “have made the creation, management, and utilization of information, communication, and computational resources vital issues, not only in our understanding of the world and of our interactions with it, but…

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