Research Point – Propaganda in an image.

Photo by Eddie Adams/Associated Press ‘Execution of a Viet Cong officer’, Saigon, Vietnam, 1968. South Vietnam National Police Chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan executes suspected Viet Cong member Nguyen Van Lem, on the second day of the Tet Offensive during the Vietnam War. The act was stunning in its casualness. Associated Press photographer Eddie Adams wasContinue reading “Research Point – Propaganda in an image.”

Rineke Dijkstra

Rineke Dijkstra, born 1959. A Dutch photographer, Dijkstra specialises in single portraits and works in series, looking at groups such as adolescents, soldiers, clubbers etc. Below are two photographs from two of her projects, Beach PortraitsĀ (1992) and in another small project Dijkstra took portrait photos of three women who had just given birth within aContinue reading “Rineke Dijkstra”

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