Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen

Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen

by Fred Ritchin


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781597111201
Publisher: Aperture Foundation
Publication date: 06/30/2013
Pages: 175
Sales rank: 858,984
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Fred Ritchin is professor and associate chair of the Department of Photography and Imaging at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and codirects the Photography and Human Rights Program at NYU with the Magnum Foundation. He is also director and cofounder of PixelPress, which works with humanitarian groups to develop visual projects dealing with social justice issues. Ritchin has written for Aperture, Le Monde, the New York Times, and the Village Voice, and authored several books, including the prescient In Our Own Image: The Coming Revolution in Photography (Aperture, 1990, 2000) and the more recent After Photography (2009) and Bending the Frame (2013).

Table of Contents

Preface 6

Chapter 1 The Useful Photogapher 8

Chapter 2 A'Dialectical Journalism 28

Chapter 3 Making Pictures Matter 47

Plates 80

Chapter 4 Other Alliances 97

Chapter 5 Of Healing and Peace 122

Chapter 6 The Front Page and Beyond 142

Afterword 160

Index 162

Acknowledgments 174

Reproduction Credits 175

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