Is Photography Global?
Wednesday, 1 December 2010, 6.15pm
What are the relations involved in the
global production of photographs?
In what ways are new technologies
influencing, shaping or impinging on
these relations? Does photography
have a specific place in globalisation?
Are some kinds of photography more
global than others?
Is Photography Global? aims to begin
an international conversation among
critics, historians and practitioners of
photography on global thinking within
Paul James (Director of the Globalism
Institute, RMIT), Natalie King (curator/
writer) and Matthew Sleeth (artist)
will discuss issues around the global
production, distribution and local
reception of photographs. Led by
David Bate (University of Westminster,
London) and Daniel Palmer (Monash
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Image: 'The Blue Marble' - Earth seen from Apollo 17, 1972. Courtesy NASA.
Last Updated 02 December 2010