Over Her Dead Body: Death, Femininity and the Aesthetic

Elisabeth Bronfen, (1992) Over Her Dead Body: Death, Femininity and the Aesthetic, Manchester: Manchester University Press. ISBN:0-7190-3827-8. Written as a critical analysis of the subject of the death of a beautiful woman in western art and literature, Bronfen has examined how an apparent fascination to death and death of a beautiful muse has fascinated artistsContinue reading “Over Her Dead Body: Death, Femininity and the Aesthetic”

Martin Parr

Martin Parr, born 1952, British documentary photographer, photojournalist and collector of photo-books and boring postcards. The Last Resort 23, (1983-1986) by Martin Parr. On the beach in Nice in the south of France, (2015) by Martin Parr. Margate, Kent, (1986) by Martin Parr. Italy. Pisa. The Leaning Tower of Pisa, (from Small World) (1990) byContinue reading “Martin Parr”

June Street

https://vimeo.com/57256051 When researching ideas for my first exercise, I came across this interesting video on Vimeo about a project the Daniel Meadows and Martin Parr collaborated on during their student days and was used by the BBC back in the early 1970’s, June Street (1973). The project was to meet and photograph the people livingContinue reading “June Street”

Bibliography

Books Bang, M. (2000) Picture This How Pictures Work, San Francisco: Chronicle Books LLC. Barthes, R. (2000) Camera Lucida, London: Vintage. Barthes, R. (1977) Image Music Text, London: Fontana Press. Berger, J. (1980) About Looking, London: Bloomsbury. Berger, J. (1972) Ways of Seeing, London, Penguin. Bright, S. (ed.) (2013) Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood, London:Continue reading “Bibliography”

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