Review: Re-cap and reflection on previous week.
Working in pairs if possible name yourselves “Eyes” and “Ears”. Ears is equipped with sound recording equipment (your phone will be more than adequate) and blindfolded. Eyes will lead Ears on a guided journey through a range of different environments. Ears will dictate the pace of the journey and say when they want to stop and make dedicated “sound-mark” recordings.
Here is a link to the video mentioned.
We are listening to Professor Fred Ritchin : https://archive.org/details/RitchinBtfInterview
photograph is a recording of activity.documentary photography is frame st, not moving in or taking out fig#phonar
Who believes photographs? #phonar
With photography we can move back in time #Phonar
“Photography is a quotation of peoples’ work”. This means, photographs should not be distorted. #Phonar
With the right picture you can make an argument and defend it #Phonar
‘Photographs are like quotes from the real world [unlike images]’ Ritchin #Phonar
People like to know what happened in the world. &You can not change the detail level of picture. ，#phonar
George Rodger stopped photojournalism as he could no longer ‘compose’ pictures of horror [post-Bergen Belsen] #Phonar
Photography is not to celebrate itself but to make an impact in the world. Ritchin #Phonar
“The purpose of photography is to be useful in the world” Ritchin #Phonar
We can make a case with the right photograph! #Phonar
We need more subversive pictures #Phonar
How can images promote new thinking and make a difference in the world?#Phonar
‘with early [online] photo stories people didn’t know to click images – you didn’t touch pictures’ Ritchin on non-linear narratives #phonar