THE PARADOX OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Based on my thesis, this series of blog posts examine the nature of photography, and the relationship between reality and the photograph.

Introduction
First Impressions

Looking Back – history and key concepts

Mimesis and Photography
Baudelaire and Surrealism
The blind spot of theory
The index and the loss of reality
Towards a Philosophy of Photography

What photography is?

Performative Photography

Photographic Image Formation

Blog posts to come:
• The Photograph and the Index?
• The Surround
• Embodied Visions

Carmen & Alec Soth: Brighton Picture Hunt

• Brighton Picture Hunt
• The Index
• The Surround
• The Child and the Apparatus
• Performative Photography
• Democracy of Photography
• Shaping Reality
• The Emperor’s New Clothes

Conclusion?

• Mimesis and Surrealism
• Performative Photography and the Index
• Surround and Embodied Vision
• Brighton Picture Hunt
• The Paradox of Photography

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