Allerton, Catherine (2013) Book review: why photography matters. LSE Review of Books (22 Oct 2013) Blog.
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Catherine Allerton casts her anthropologist’s eyes over Jerry Thompson’s Why Photography Matters, and finds an endlessly thought-provoking and illuminating read for students interested in ethnography, photography, and media. Thompson considers the money-fuelled expansion of the market for photography, and he compares ambitious “meant-for-the-wall” photographs with smaller, quieter works. In a world of ‘selfies’, what kind of photography matters?
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|Additional Information:||© 2013 The Author|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||T Technology > TR Photography|
|Sets:||Departments > Anthropology
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|Date Deposited:||12 Dec 2013 15:12|
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