Photography, you slut!

Right before the year comes to an end, every online platform rushes to publish their best-of lists. Excited, editors exchange reviews and debate on their conclusions. The most this, the most that, the best photographs, best exhibitions, best books… It’s guaranteed that the photography market will be alive and kicking for another year. As for…

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⁞ Photography as a medium for analizing capitalist practices ⁞

Oscar Gustave Rejlander, Temps difficiles, 1860, épreuve à l’albumine argentique. What follows is an excerpt (the Conclusion) of Daniel A. Novak‘s article “Labors of Likeness: Photography and Labor in Marx’s Capital“, published in Criticism, 2007, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 125 – 150. Reading Marx alongside the discourse of nineteenth-century photography demonstrates that Marx’s theory…

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